Homeschoolers are perhaps the worst when it comes to stressing about educational gaps. Gaps are inevitable, because it simple isn’t possible to know EVERYTHING about everything. When it comes to the Autism Spectrum though, there are gaps everywhere. The strengths and the gaps of Autism can make me crazy. Far from his original diagnosis of […]
That hefty volume calls to me. It begs me to plan, plan, plan our year! I must decide what to do, how we will cover it, and write. down. all. the. things. Everything. And you know what they say about the best-laid plans. Or is that the fault of over-planning? We homeschool moms are pretty […]
Autism fact: Boys are diagnosed with Autism four times more often than girls. It even showed on our Steps for Autism race team shirts, and we didn’t think about it until we saw the sign on the race route. 9 boys and 3 girls. 25% girl names. D1’s shirt says “I’m running for Calcifer, Eli, […]
We are running the Steps for Autism 5K on April 22nd and I would love to add your child’s name to the back of our T-shirts! Comment here and we will add a name to our shirts for you! Event Information can be found at the Steps for Autism website.
From the very beginning of our homeschool journey, we were told that labels are bad. Labels force a child into a box, they said. Labels hurt. Labels give kids excuses for not doing what they should do, and you wouldn’t want that would you? Labels are self-fulfilling prophecies, making smart kids do poorly. And everyone […]