What I Learned About God from My Daughter (Who Has Autism)

What I Learned About God from My Daughter (Who Has Autism)

Sometimes God teaches us things in unexpected ways. Sometimes He uses things that we would never think of as opportunities to learn more about Him. Things that are hard. But lessons we need to know. Years ago, my husband, Scott, was asked to fill in when our pastor...
Things Not to Say to Moms of Special Needs Kids

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

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,...
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,...
Weaver Bible Fluency Kit Giveaway!

Weaver Bible Fluency Kit Giveaway!

I am often questioned about what Bible curriculum I use with my children. Because we are a Christian family, I think it’s important to include Bible study as part of our curriculum. I believe it’s important for myself and my children to read our Bibles and...

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