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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!

How to Love Your Husband While Bringing Up Special Needs Kids

Since February is the month that we think about Valentine’s Day and love, I thought it would be a great time to begin a discussion about helping your marriage thrive while bringing up special needs kids. Being a parent of a special needs child adds an extra challenge...

Tips for Surviving Christmas with an Autistic Child

As the mom of one child with severe autism (age 19) and another with Asperger’s (age 17), I’ve learned a few tips and tricks over the years for surviving the holidays with kiddos who have autism or other sensory issues. So many children (and adults) now days have...

What I Learned About God from My Daughter (Who Has Autism) Point #3

What I Learned About God from My Daughter (Who Has Autism) Point #3

It’s so good to know that God truly can take any circumstance and use it for good. That doesn’t mean we’ll always like what happens or that we wouldn’t change our circumstances if given the chance. The truth is that, if I had a choice, I would choose for my daughter...

What I Learned About God from My Daughter (Who Has Autism) Point #2

What I Learned About God from My Daughter (Who Has Autism) Point #2

Often we learn the most from the hardest situations we encounter. These hard lessons remain in our memories simply because they were so hard! The easy things just kind of slip right past us without much notice. The series I’m sharing this week is “7 Things I Learned...

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,...

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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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