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Benefits of Listening Therapy for Sensory Processing Disorder and Autism

Over the many years of dealing with sensory processing disorder and autism with a couple of our kids, I have learned so much. One thing we try very hard not to do is medicate our children, even if it might just be easier to give them a pill to calm them down. We will try every other possible thing to help them before even beginning thinking about that. We have in the past given our son with ADHD medicine many years ago for a short time, but after finding out that the medicine changed him into a completely different child, we all decided Continue Reading…

8th Grade Curriculum Choices

8th Grade Curriculum Choices for 2015-2016

I have already shared about our group classes for the year, so now I am getting into each of the kids individual classes. Each year we tailor each of the kids curriculum to what is best for them, since we have special needs kids that struggle in some areas and are highly gifted in other areas this is such a blessing for them. Today we are going to take a look at the different classes that Cody is doing this year. We always add in different lap books, unit studies, and hands on learning through out the year depending on each of Continue Reading…

6th-Grade-Curriculum-Choices

6th Grade Curriculum Choices 2015-2016

I have already shared our group classes for the year, so now I am getting into each of the kids individual classes. Each year we tailor each of the kids curriculum to what is best for them, since we have special needs kids that struggle in some areas and are highly gifted in other areas this is such a blessing for them. Today we are going to take a look at the different classes that Anthony is doing this year. We always add in different lap books, unit studies, and hands on learning through out the year depending on each of Continue Reading…

2nd-Grade-Curriculum-Choices

2nd Grade Curriculum Choices 2015-2016

I have already shared our group classes for the year, so now I am getting into each of the kids individual classes. Each year we tailor each of the kids curriculum to what is best for them, since we have special needs kids that struggle in some areas and are highly gifted in other areas this is such a blessing for them. Today I am giving you a look into Ethan’s 2nd grade curriculum. On top of what he is doing listed here, he also still participates in our Mother Goose Time curriculum, because he chooses to. Ethan is our Continue Reading…

Kindergarten-Curriculum-Choices

Kindergartner Curriculum Choices for 2015-2016

I have already shared our group classes for the year, so now I am getting into each of the kids individual classes. Each year we tailor each of the kids curriculum to what is best for them, since we have special needs kids that struggle in some areas and are highly gifted in other areas this is such a blessing for them. Today we are going to take a look at the different classes that Anthony is doing this year. We always add in different lap books, unit studies, and hands on learning through out the year depending on each of Continue Reading…

Autism-Resources

Great Books and Websites to Learn About Autism

For those of you that are not aware April is National Autism month. A disease that has a special place in our every day lives. We have 2 children that are on the Autism spectrum thankfully both of them are high functioning. 1 of them has received a diagnosis, the other one we know that he has it but we have not gone in for testing for the official diagnosis. We have one of our Autistic kiddos that is on the very low end and doesn’t like to do much talking or do much work at all which is slowly getting Continue Reading…

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Monthly Crock Pot Meal Planning and Cooking Series

If you follow us on Instagram, you might have seen that the last 2 months we have been freezer crock pot meal planning for 5 weeks at a time. There were so many questions on Instagram that I figured it was time to give you a look into how we do it. My plan is to share with you some in depth posts on how we do I do it all and also share some of our favorite recipes. Right now we have 4 teenagers and 2 younger kiddos. 2 of them are working as an assistant gymnastic coaches, and Continue Reading…

Homeschool

Homeschooling Resources

This is a list of all of the homeschooling helps, money saving ideas, favorite resources posts and many more that I have posted through out the years. As I post new homeschool posts they will be added to this list. The Homeschool mom binder  Saving TONS of money on printing Mom Tips Organization Bliss Chores  A day in the life of What does learning look like to my child? Money Saving Ideas for homeschooling large families Storing Themed printables Homeschooling during the holidays with a list of resources Homeschooling the whole hearted child with grace Our reading nook Montessori classroom Continue Reading…

Sensory Processing Disorder Resources

Sensory Processing Disorder Resources

We have 3 children who suffer from sensory processing disorder so it is a topic that I have written quite a few posts about, here you will find a list of all of those posts put together in one spot. Great Sensory Processing Disorder Resources Our Sensory Motor Room – Our original sensory motor room in our basement. I have a pinterest board that is just for at home sensory motor room ideas, stop over for ideas to make your own sensory motor room in your house. Our Sensory Motor Room/Playroom – What our sensory motor room/playroom currently looks like. Life With Continue Reading…

Homeschool-Curriculum

2014-2015 Homeschool Curriculum Choices

DISCLOSURE POLICY: I have some affiliate links in this post, I only share links to products we use. To read more about our Disclosure Policy click HERE. This Years Homeschool Curriculum Choices   It’s curriculum week over at the Not So Back To School blog hop hosted by iHomeschool Network. So what better time them to share what curriculum we will be using for the upcoming year. This year we will be entering our 9th year of homeschooling our blessings. Wow where did the time go… We will have kids in grades 11, 9, 7, 6, 1, and preschool this year. Continue Reading…

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Homeschool Planning ~ How Many Days In Your Homeschool Year?

Homeschool Planning It has been a while since I shared homeschool planning for our 6 blessings. After rereading the post I decided it was time to do some touch ups it, add in new things I learned over the last couple years, and share a new version with you. Since the original post was SO LONG, I decided to split the post into 6 separate posts and expanding on some of the different topics covered in the original post. Those posts will be going out each day this week, I hope you enjoy!    Decide If You Are Doing A Year Round/Traditional School Continue Reading…