Tag: homeschool

A wasted day or a worth it day?

It’s 11:00 am, our homeschooling day has not yet begun.  Why?  Husband can’t find my tripod.  I’m not sure he really needs it, but when he gets an idea in his head, well, that pretty much takes over the day.  And now – it’s a treasure hunt.  For a boy who gets to spend too

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The Competition is on! Bobbing for Apples

We had the best Halloween party ever over the weekend.  My friends said it was like a Pinterest Halloween party.  That made me smile.  I like Pinterest, but I’m not an addict 🙂  We had a lot of fun……But without further ado, I want to show you the piece de resistance; The stars starting slow

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Rainy day balance game

So, I got this idea from a post I saw on pinterest about making a spiderweb puzzle to walk and challenge your kids, and as a plus I knew it would help sensory issues, like sensory processing disorder and sensory integration disorder.  For any kid it was perfect for our gloomy and damp midwest fall. 

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and just when you thought you were done dealing with the sensory stuff….

So, I often tell people who I started this blog as a way to help parents deal with the many health issues that children deal with and seem to come along with, sensory processing disorder.  When they ask me about my son I say, “Well we are pretty much past it now, we caught it

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Is he knitting yet?

Nope.  He’s not knitting, he’s not reading either.  I started to think about these things on my drive home from dog training class tonight.  The conversation was sparked when I mentioned Isaiah didn’t read, he’s 7.  I explained that we were following the Waldorf ideals in our homeschooling and someone else piped in, “well is

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Peaceful Living with Your Super Seven-Year-Old

  Posted on April 19, 2009 by Carrie on The Parenting Passageway  This post meant so much to me!  During a time where I am not completely sure whether it’s me, my son, or nature, it sure helps to hear it from someone who’s been through it and has a background in development! The seven-year-old

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How Bringing Waldorf Into Your Home Can Help Your Sensory Child Part 1 Rhythm

I don’t know how many of you know about Waldorf education.  Until three years ago, I had an idea.  But it seemed oddly more like being a Jehovah’s Witness in my mind.  Well I couldn’t have been more wrong.  Making the choice to home school my son was not an easy one in light of

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