The Joys of a Differently-Wired Child

The Joys of a Differently-Wired Child

The Joys of a Differently-Wired Child

So far in the 31 Days of Learning Differently series we’ve focused a lot on the challenges of homeschooling and parenting a differently-wired child. As I was reading some comments earlier today, I realized that I needed to also write about the joys of having a child who fits this description. As I mentioned in (Continue reading…)

Parenting an Introverted Child

Parenting an Introverted Child

Parenting an Introverted Child

If you’ve read my blog for any length of time you already know that I am extremely introverted and that I function best when I have lots and lots of time alone each day. When Caroline was little I was sure she had to be an extrovert because she always wanted to be picked up, (Continue reading…)

Children Who Don't Fit Grade Level Parameters

Children Who Don’t Fit Grade Level Parameters

Children Who Don't Fit Grade Level Parameters

We’ve homeschooled Caroline from the beginning. Although we’ve wavered a bit here and there, we’ve remained committed to homeschooling, believing it is the best option for her for a number of reasons. Because we homeschool, there have been certain issues we haven’t had to deal with. For example, Caroline has a late September birthday which (Continue reading…)

5 Tips for Homeschooling a Gifted Child

5 Tips for Homeschooling a Gifted Child

5 Tips for Homeschooling a Gifted Child

Today’s guest post in the 31 Days of Learning Differently is from Andrea Townsley of The Townsley Times. It can be a challenge to stay one step ahead of the gifted child. Things can get more complicated when they are spirited, sensitive or don’t deal well with transitions. Homeschooling these children can be a huge (Continue reading…)

Words of Encouragement for Parents

Words of Encouragement for Parents

Words of Encouragement for Parents

It is comforting to know that the God who guides us sees tomorrow more clearly than we see yesterday. Unknown Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength. C. H. Spurgeon Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to (Continue reading…)