Special Needs

Using Technology to Homeschool with Hearing Loss

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BTSwithHP #CollectiveBias It’s that time of year. Like it or not, I am planning our upcoming homeschool year. In theory this would be the Easiest Year Ever. Enoch will be headed off to Running Start so it is just Kalina I need …

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Extreme Parenting: Choose Your Battles

You’ve heard of extreme sports, extreme couponing and extreme makeovers…Well Chuck and I are now practicing something we call Extreme Parenting: The Choose Your Battles Edition.  Now, as a parenting philosophy we believe in regular (and early bedtimes), teaching children to obey, teaching them to show respect for their elders and authority figures. We believe in …

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Leaps and Bounds {Sleep Disorder Progress}

Leaps and bounds.  That is the only way to describe Apollo’s current social and emotional growth right now. When Apollo was a baby with a mysterious, undiagnosed illness, I worried a lot about his social and emotional development. Having adopted children with special needs, who we went overboard with working on attachment and bonding (breastfeeding, …

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