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Creating a Stress-Free Holiday

Holidays naturally bring on stress, the busyness plus the normal tasks that still must be completed... all serve to feel like they are piled on top of us. Read on for tips on how to she some of that and embrace the joy!

Episode 20: What To Do When Your Homeschool Isn’t Working Out

TUNE IN: APPLE PODCASTS | GOOGLE PLAY | STITCHER   We’re so glad that you could join us on this wonderful day. But maybe your day isn’t going as wonderful as you’d like it to? Are you struggling with homeschooling this year? Are things just not working out as you envisioned? Today we’re going to […]

Tips for Homeschooling with Prader-Willi Syndrome

Have you ever heard of the term “accidental homeschooler”? Well, that was our family. Before kids, I did have dreams of homeschooling but when I was blessed through foster care with a baby with Prader-Willi Syndrome I figured that homeschooling would not be a possibility. Not long after our son came to live with us […]

Homeschooling the Gifted Learner – Kim’s Story!

  Guest post by Kimberly Smith When you homeschool it’s so important to provide an education that fits your child. That’s one of the prime reasons most people homeschool. If you have a gifted learner, homeschooling is one of the best ways to enable your child to reach their potential. In our case, I learned […]

Life with a Child with ADHD

Guest post by Katrina Taylor Welcome to a peek inside my life. My life as the mother of a child with ADHD. My oldest son Andrew has it, and it has been quite the journey learning to live, homeschool, and adjust to dealing with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. ADHD, you mean the no sugar, eat […]

Episode 14: Homeschooling Down Syndrome – Interview with Janet

Welcome back to the Homeschooling & Loving It podcast. We are starting a series of Interviews with moms who are homeschooling children with special needs. This week we are interviewing Janet. Janet has been a long-time fellow homeschooler… and I’ve had the privilege to watch her graduate several of her homeschooling children. She has a […]

How to Homeschool the Visual-Spatial Learner

This post contributed by Kerry Jones. The term “visual-spatial learners” is perhaps not a household phrase, but in the educational community, it is becoming more and more familiar.  Thanks to Dr. Linda Silverman’s original research, and her website, articles, and books on the subject of visual-spatial learners, there is a wealth of information about the […]

5 Math Tips for the Gifted Learner

Guest post by Kimberly Smith     Having a gifted learner can be a blessing as well as a challenge.  A blessing because your child is mastering a skill quickly.  And, a challenge because you as a parent are struggling to keep them engaged on the subject.  One of the biggest concerns is that a gifted learner […]