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Keep Kids Busy and Learning Until School Starts

Is the excitement of the summer break from school winding down for your kids? Are they suddenly bored and restless because there’s nothing fun left to do and no exciting activities left to look forward to? If so, you may be an exhausted parent looking for ideas on how to keep your kids busy and occupied […]

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Dollar Tree Homeschooling For My Special Needs Teen

Want to see Dollar Tree homeschooling at it’s finest? If so, keep on reading to check out the awesome Items I’ve found and love for our Dollar Tree homeschooling program! *This post contains affiliate links. Dollar Tree is one of my favorite places to shop! Searching through the aisles for each “treasure” I’ve seen in […]

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5 “Must Haves” for Teaching Special Needs Kids About Insects

If you have a kid with special needs who is as obsessed with bugs as mine is, you just might be interested in our 5+ “must have” items for teaching special needs kids about insects! Even though I am no longer legally required to homeschool my special needs daughter, Bethany, we both still love to […]

Montessori Inspired Learning Toys For Babies to Grade Schoolers

I put together this list of Montessori inspired learning toys because I love the Montessori philosophy of teaching children and the learning materials that go along with this educational method! The Montessori philosophy of education is the belief that children naturally want to learn and if provided with loving support and a carefully prepared environment, […]

5 Special Needs Homeschooling Resources

We’ve been a homeschooling family for a very long time…32 years to be exact and for the past 15 of those years, we’ve been a special needs homeschooling family as well! Because we began our homeschooling adventure way back in 1984, we are considered to be homeschooling pioneers! But it wasn’t until after our then […]

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Learning Games for Special Needs Kids

Since my daughter, Bethany is a highly visual and kinesthetic learner, I’ve collected quite a few learning games to use in her homeschool program! She loses interest quickly and is easily distracted, so her lessons need to be visually attractive and appealing, but not too cluttered. Bethany’s educational experiences need to involve a little movement […]

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Special Needs Family Link Share #4

Welcome to the Special Needs Family Link Share! I’m so glad you came!  I love hearing from old and new friends each week! This is the safe place for those affected by special needs and homeschoolers to share, support, and encourage one another! Please share your awesome and unique story with us!! This blog link […]

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Special Needs and Homeschooling Blog LinkUp: Another Awesome Week!

Welcome to the Special Needs and Homeschooling Blog LinkUp! I’m so glad you came!  I love hearing from old and new friends each week! This is the safe place for those affected by special needs and/or homeschoolers to share, support, and encourage one another! Please share your awesome and unique story with us!! This linkup […]

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Special Needs and Homeschooling Blog LinkUp: Quieter Days

Welcome to the Special Needs and Homeschooling Blog LinkUp! I’m so glad you came!  I love hearing from old and new friends each week! This is the safe place for those affected by special needs and/or homeschoolers to share, support, and encourage one another! Please share your awesome and unique story with us!! This linkup […]