An Unexpected Path: Homeschooling a Child with Autism

An Unexpected Path Homeschooling a Child with Autism

The very beginning of my homeschooling experience was probably a bit different than that of most families.  In order to explain, let me introduce you to my daughter, Hannah.  My husband Scott and I had been married for 4 years when our first child, Hannah, was born.  She was, of course, perfect in … [Continue reading]

Thoughts on a Bad Day

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It's been a bad day. It started off when I woke up this morning with a slightly sore throat after a night of bad dreams feeling like I hand't slept much at all. Next, my 11-year-old informed me that she felt awful. I took her temperature, and it was 101.6. She was also coughing, lethargic, and just … [Continue reading]

If I Were Locked in WalMart Over Night

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Mary Grace wrote a post today for a Middle and High School LinkUp that she's going to start participating in. You'll find the button for the LinkUp at … [Continue reading]

Special Needs Children Call for Difficult Decisions

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Having a special needs child can be a huge blessing, but it also causes the family, especially the parents, to have to make some very difficult … [Continue reading]

What’s the Big Deal About Gender Differences?

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This morning I was looking at the news headlines on my phone. I noticed an article about a Halloween costume for girls. It's a Spider Girl costume, … [Continue reading]

My Grandmother’s Pumpkin Pie Recipe

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One of the things I love best about fall is baking yummy pumpkin pies! Sometimes I make them at other times of the year, but fall just seems like the … [Continue reading]

Getting Healthy by Choosing Healthy Eating Habits

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Before you run and hide from a post about forming healthy eating habits, let me encourage you to stick around and read it. :) You'll be glad you did! … [Continue reading]

Our Homeschool Spaces and Places

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Some folks like to homeschool in certain rooms. They have beautiful rooms that they've fixed up just for homeschooling, and they have tables and … [Continue reading]

Why You Should Homeschool Your Special Needs Child

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As the mom of a severely autistic child, I know how frightening it can be to think about homeschooling a special needs child. After all, it's … [Continue reading]

Because You Are Strong: A Review

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It can be hard to find a good Bible study for a teenage boy. My son is 16, and I wanted him to start doing his own personal Bible study besides the … [Continue reading]