What does homeschool first grade curriculum look like? Well this is how we’re doing first grade in 2019. Get my first grade curriculum list here.
Raising Royalty Story
The 10 essential skills I want my daughters to know for life. I’m raising royalty, and these are the life skills that make us better.
This is a guest post, but the author chooses to remain anonymous. As a gifted adult, this resonates on so many levels. As a mother, raising a gifted child, I see this in my own daughter. For reasons which will become clear later, I’ve been researching giftedness. I first developed an interest in the subject when I taught a kid who was on Ritalin, even though it was blatantly obvious to me that his problem was sheer boredom. His brain was so fast, neither his hands nor his tongue could
I’m open about being a single parent. I divorced my ex husband in 2014, after years of domestic violence. Leaving my marriage was not a hasty decision, but one I planned for 6 months. Ending it entirely took a year, and I left plenty of room for the process to stop at any time. I did
It’s been a whole year since my Summer Surprise arrived. This last year has been challenging, stretching and exhausting. But it’s also been fun, in many ways. When it all started… When I found out I was pregnant in the fall of 2016, to say I was shocked was an understatement. My pregnancy was different
Finally Taken Seriously: Getting a special needs assessment. She was almost 5 years old when we finally landed in a pediatrician’s office that seemed to actually take us seriously. I spent a good 30 minutes describing her history and what we’d tried so far, giving him copies of the reports that I had — the
Changes and moving. Shortly after the meeting with the developmental pediatrician, my then-husband and I were attempting to try again. And we found out we were expecting again. We moved into a new house, one with a large yard, because 4 children do not fit well into a 2-bedroom apartment. In moving, we had crossed