Category Archives: Special Needs

Our Homeschooling Schedule

Please share: Our Homeschooling Schedule I’m still trying to figure out our homeschooling schedule for 2015-16. Now that I’m working outside the home ten hours a week (spread over two days), I’ve got to reconsider our routine. We’re starting school … Continue reading

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No Homeschool Room? No Problem!

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Aslan’s Academy Homeschool Curriculum 2015-16

Please share:*This post contains affiliate links. All opinions are my own. I only share products we use and enjoy and that I feel may benefit you and your family too. Aslan’s Academy Homeschool Curriculum 2015-16 I’m busily planning our 2015-16 … Continue reading

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5 Things I Learned While Homeschooling My Kids

Please share: 5 Things I Learned While Homeschooling My Kids My children have learned a lot in the eight years we’ve been homeschooling, but I have learned some pretty important things myself, both from what we’ve studied and from my … Continue reading

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5 Essentials for the Special Needs Homeschooling Mom

Please share: 5 Essentials for the Special Needs Homeschooling Mom Our homeschool is full of books, games, and resources that we use daily during lessons and to supplement the girls’ learning. But more important than any of that in having … Continue reading

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To the Overwhelmed Homeschool Mom

Please share: *Note: I received free access to the bloom course as a member of the launch team. All statements about the course reflect my own experiences and opinions. This post contains affiliate links. To the Overwhelmed Homeschool Mom I’m overwhelmed too. … Continue reading

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Our Homeschool, The Beginning (Why We Homeschool)

Please share:Many people assume that we started homeschooling because we have a child who needs (and thrives in) the one-on-one, flexible, hands-on learning environment we can give her at home. That’s not true. Our homeschool journey began a few years … Continue reading

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What Special Needs Taught Me About Learning

Please share: What Special Needs Taught Me About Learning My education consisted of very traditional teaching methods that involved lectures, diagrams or notes on chalkboards or overhead projectors, textbooks, workbooks, and worksheets. Hands-on projects were reserved primarily for science, and … Continue reading

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The Truth about the Special Needs Journey

Please share: The Truth about the Special Needs Journey In November, I wrote a draft for a book. I’ve meant to get around to editing and revising ever since, but I can’t make myself do it. There’s something inherently wrong … Continue reading

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Stress Relief for Special Needs Moms

Please share: Stress Relief for Special Needs Moms This week was very stressful. There’s a lot going on here: my husband’s new job (and his office is now at home), an out-of-town specialist appointment for Princess Roo, and state-mandated standardized … Continue reading

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