March 29, 2012

Reblog on parenting a special needs child

I came across this blog post and, while it is several years old, it spoke to my heart and helped me to take heart. I hope it will help you, too.

http://www.steadymom.com/2010/09/when-life-isnt-turning-out-the-way-you-hoped.html

Best regards,
leapinlily

February 15, 2012

This is a repost - Cabin Fever

In the past, I thought it was the snow. We've had very little snow. So, it's February. I'm wising up this year and I'm not gonna fight it. See you under the blanket...

http://beyondwitsend.blogspot.com/2010/02/cabin-fever.html

February 3, 2012

Project Get A Grip - the Plan



I am at the crossroads of familiar frustration... again. Piles of clothes, piles of paper, piles of stuff.... piles in my brain. Piles of uncorrected school work, no plan for homeschool, no plan for meals, no plan for work... noplanplentyofpiles yada, yada, yada. Is this ADD / ADHD? Is it life in the 21st century? Is it just me???

February 1, 2012

January 31, 2012

World Maths Day 2012

It's time again for World Maths Day. We used this event last year to give our homeschool a much needed remedy for our yearly cabin fever blues. Starting tomorrow, February 1, registration is open and practice is available.

March 6 - World Spelling Day
March 7 - World Maths Day
March 8 - World Science Day


World Education Games

January 29, 2012

Too Fast, Too Much, Too Loud

Can I have my rubber room now?
(This is a repost from March, 2010)

Plays piano too fast. Eats food too fast. Puts on too much ketchup, syrup, salt, Parmesan cheese, you name it. Bursts in the door talking at the top of his lungs without finding out what he might be interrupting. The excesses of ADHD. I can hear him gulping down everything he drinks, gasping for air in between gulps or chews or whatever else is going on in his mouth as he tries to breathe at the same time.

Sometimes I think I will go mad. He doesn't have a clue. The body is moving faster than the brain. The body is moving in one direction and the brain is going in the other.

January 25, 2012

 

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