I Am Your Dysfunctional Friend - I Don't Want to Shake Your Hand

I Am Your Dysfunctional Friend - I Don't Want to Shake Your Hand

Today I want to introduce you to a new series about how absolutely dysFUNCTIONAL I am. 

Having a son on the spectrum has really opened my eyes over the years. He is a capable, smart and passionate boy, but it when it comes to meeting societies norms of functional behavior; he falls flat on many occasions.

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Our Odd Week in Review: Planning for Our Next School Year

It's the time of year when homeschoolers are scrambling to figure out what they are going to do for the next school year. They are hitting up conventions and firing questions out on Facebook at rapid speed, contemplating curriculum changes and in some cases trying out a new method. 

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The Unschooler’s Mathematics Skills Checklist

The Unschooler’s Mathematics Skills Checklist

We our working on finishing up my son's 7th year of homeschooling and in those seven years one key fact about education has been cemented into my mind, "A child will not learn something until they are ready." Not only do they need to be developmentally ready, but emotionally as well and they need to have a vested interest in the topic at hand. 

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All About Bugs: A Book List for the Primary Years

My six year old daughter is currently obsessed with bugs, insects, creepy crawlies...whatever you prefer to call them. Beyond helping set up a habit for some caterpillars, they really are not my thing. Since she adores books, I can still help her explore her new found interest (daddy and big brother help with the real life bug fun) by finding a good selection of facts and fiction to share with her.

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#NowPlaying - I Can't Adult Right Now, Please Don't Make Me

#NowPlaying - I Can't Adult Right Now, Please Don't Make Me

Surely you have seen this ridiculously cute meme from LaughTard going around the last month or so right? It is perfect for those days that you are staring at the sink of dirty dishes while wondering which kid is purposely going to annoy the bejesus out of another for NO apparent reason. 

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Our Odd Week in Review: Thinking Ahead

Our Odd Week in Review: Thinking Ahead

I'm not going to lie ya'll, I was absolutely LAZY this week. With the exception of yesterday, I didn't even attempt my spring cleaning. Instead I took advantage of a week with no expectations to recoup from the funk we got and think ahead to the high school and college years.

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