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If you follow along with my family’s journey you might remember that my son was diagnosed with Sensory Processing Disorder with primary diagnosis centered around auditory sounds/needs, among a buffet table long of other things. One of the things that our travels have taught us is that we need to keep calm down and quiet jars within reach to help him refocus when...

When children learn to read it is important for them to hear the words as they read them. The first audio books they use are a great way to do this. Read-along books are a great way for them to practice their skills, but audio chapter books are also a great tool to use as your children get older. By hearing stories and getting immersed in them, they will hopefully...

Being a homeschooling mom that lives rural, sometimes it is better to allow the fingers to do the shopping. On those easy shopping trips over a cup of my favorite coffee I sometimes let my Amazon Prime membership earn its weight in gold. Then, a few days later we get a bunch of boxes on our door step. With the right project in mind, I started saving some boxes...

Have you been following along with my US State Study of the Week series on the blog? I have tried to share some of the books and internet resources, as well as games and toys that we will be using along with the study printables that I created and share each week. Another fun resource that we have loved in our household for years are story stones.  Not familiar...

The next installment in my homeschooling journey’s adventures in do-it-yourself fun is to re-task the mirrored closet doors in in our new schoolroom.  There is a lot of light that filters into this room, which is a good bonus for us, but then it reflects all around off of a set of double closet door that are mirrored glass.  There were multiple options,...