Printable Grid Maze for Kids: Track & Color the Bees

These days I call my house The Bug House.   My home is only a few years old.  Nearby construction stirs up plenty of bug habitats.  Plus, a vacant field across the street means that I live steps away from a giant safe haven for creepy crawlies.   Yay, me.   If it’s not the …

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Children’s Book Review: The Rabbit Listened

Sometimes when a friend of ours is going through tough times, we don’t quite know what to say, or what to do, or how to help.   That’s why this sweet, sweet children’s story is so relatable.  It also happens to be librarian-recommended.   Librarians typically really know their stuff, so you know it’s a …

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3 Ways That Kids With Learning Differences May Benefit From Quarantine

As we look for the good news during the great quarantine of 2020, you might be surprised that children with learning differences may finally catch a break.   Check out 3 unique possibilities for our very unique learners.     Benefit #1: Spotlight on the Effects of School I’ve heard countless parents share stories of …

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Reframe Your Struggling Learner’s Destructive Thinking

One of the most powerful beliefs that I think we can have is the belief that we get to choose our own beliefs.  We get to think whatever the heck we want to, good or bad.   When we recognize that thoughts don’t simply happen to us, that we are not at the mercy of …

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At Home With the Kids All Day – Three Unexpected Opportunities

At the time of this writing, schools across the country, and around the world, are shut down.  As we attempt to gain control of a pandemic, parents suddenly find themselves at home with the kids all day.   For parents who typically homeschool, this really isn’t much of a problem.   For parents whose lives …

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The Freedom of Learning Differences

Do those two terms, freedom and learning differences sound like they don’t belong together?     Notice that the title here is The Freedom OF Learning Differences, not the freedom FROM them.  (I do believe in both, by the way.)   If you are a parent of a child with learning differences, and you see …

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