The Momma Knows http://themommaknows.com Homeschooling. Resources. Family. Encouragement. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 16:15:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://themommaknows.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/cropped-cropped-MommaKnows-32x32.png The Momma Knows http://themommaknows.com 32 32 5 Benefits of High School Spelling Remediation http://themommaknows.com/high-school-spelling-remediation/ http://themommaknows.com/high-school-spelling-remediation/#respond Thu, 22 Sep 2016 03:00:32 +0000 http://themommaknows.com/?p=34941 This post may contain affiliate links. Read my full Disclosure here.

Is high school too late to learn to spell well? Absolutely NOT. Spelling is one of those skills that even adults should work on. Spelling doesn’t come naturally to everyone, and when you have a child with learning disabilities it can become an ongoing struggle.  My boys have plodded along, correcting the spellings that I […]

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File your Declaration of Intent to Homeschool http://themommaknows.com/file-declaration-intent-homeschool/ http://themommaknows.com/file-declaration-intent-homeschool/#respond Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:21:29 +0000 http://themommaknows.com/?p=34907 This post may contain affiliate links. Read my full Disclosure here.

Most states require some form declaration of intent to homeschool for the new school year. It’s a new school year, which means that it’s time to file our Declaration of Intent to Homeschool form here. Do you know your state homeschool laws? If you don’t, it would be a good idea to read up on […]

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Gun Control and Kids http://themommaknows.com/gun-control-kids/ http://themommaknows.com/gun-control-kids/#comments Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:09:24 +0000 http://themommaknows.com/?p=34855 This post may contain affiliate links. Read my full Disclosure here.

Gun control is being thrown around in the media frequently. It is brought up whenever there is a violent crime or a mass shooting. It’s brought up whenever a terrorist does something terrible in our country. The strange thing is that it doesn’t seem to come up when a police officer makes a poor decision and […]

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Advocacy: Special Needs Parent’s Primary Job http://themommaknows.com/advocacy-special-needs-parents-primary-job/ http://themommaknows.com/advocacy-special-needs-parents-primary-job/#respond Mon, 15 Aug 2016 03:41:56 +0000 http://themommaknows.com/?p=34847 This post may contain affiliate links. Read my full Disclosure here.

I am a special needs parent, advocacy is my primary job. All parents are in the position of caring for and watching out for their kids, but parents of special needs kids have unique duties. Dictionary.com defines the word advocate as follows: We speak on our child’s behalf. We run interference between our child and friends, […]

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How to Deal With Concerned Questions Regarding Your Special Needs Child http://themommaknows.com/deal-concerned-questions-regarding-special-needs-child/ http://themommaknows.com/deal-concerned-questions-regarding-special-needs-child/#comments Fri, 22 Jul 2016 17:32:34 +0000 http://themommaknows.com/?p=34793 This post may contain affiliate links. Read my full Disclosure here.

My 15-year-old son’s Beginning Engineering teacher was concerned when he addressed me today. “He was the speaker today for his group presentation for their CAD project, and he really had a hard time getting through it. His stuttering really tripped him up today. It’s not usually this bad. Of course, I know that you know he […]

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