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Thank you for stopping by Homeschooling Blessings! I am very excited to be able to share my thought, experiences and encouragement for other homeschooling families like ours. Take a look around, feel free to ask questions and make comments so I know you are getting the most out of the things I’m writing. If there is anything you want to see, let me know!

Things Not to Say to Moms of Special Needs Kids

In my 20 years as the mom of a severely autistic daughter, I’ve been questioned, judged, accepted, ignored, loved, rejected, and just about everything in between! I’ve also learned a lot. One of the things I like to do whenever possible is help and support other moms...

The Problem with Making Comparisons

I have a problem with making comparisons. Sometimes making comparisons can be a good thing, like when one is comparing prices when shopping in order to get the best deal. There are other times when it’s a very bad thing! For example, it’s a bad idea to compare your...
Trusting God When Life Is Hard

Trusting God When Life Is Hard

Do you ever allow yourself to get carried away with worry? I sure do! It can be overwhelming trying to homeschool 3 children (one of whom is severely autistic and another who has Asperger’s), keep the house clean, get the laundry done, feed everyone, be a loving wife,...
Loving and Living with Your Special Needs Child

Loving and Living with Your Special Needs Child

This article was written months ago after I went through a very difficult time with my autistic daughter who was 19 years old at the time. It was hard to write, but I felt like it was important to share it because I know there are many other moms of special needs...
Caring for Yourself While Caring for a Special Needs Child

Caring for Yourself While Caring for a Special Needs Child

Being a mom is one of the best things that has ever happened to me! And it’s also one of the hardest. I love my children just like you love yours, but it’s still so hard sometimes. I used to feel guilty when I admitted—even to myself—that being a mom isn’t always...
Ways to Show Your Teens That You Like Them

Ways to Show Your Teens That You Like Them

“Mom, why don’t you love me just like I am? Why do you want me to be someone I’m not?!” These words were recently spoken by my son. How on earth had I given this child whom I love more than life the idea that I don’t love him just as he is? And how could I show him...
100 Things About Me

100 Things About Me

It’s so much fun learning things about the people you know or about people you’d like to know better! A few years ago, I wrote a blog post telling 100 things about myself that my online friends (and some of my in-real-life friends) might not know. I really...
Homeschool Giveaway!

Homeschool Giveaway!

If you’re looking for some great math, reading, and Bible resources, be sure to enter for a chance to win $549 worth of materials covering these topics! The CTC Math curriculum is a one-year online family membership, so whether you have one child or several,...

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About Wendy

Hello! I’m Wendy. I’m a Christian, homeschooling, work-from-home wife and mom. I tend to blog about the things that I experience or learn that I hope will encourage or help others out there. I also spend time reviewing products that relate to our journey of homeschooling with special needs. You can find our more about me here.

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