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How to Mother Adult Babies Better

How to Mother Adult Babies Better One never stops being a mother, even when she has adult babies. I am writing this at 30,000 feet. My oldest daughter, Maggie and I are flying home from a visit with my youngest biological son, Luke aka the Hippie Baby.  He lives and works at an Ashram. He teaches Ayurvedic classes, yoga, and… other stuff.  Look, I love Jesus. I raised my first batch of children as Christians. They know what I believe. …

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Learning Disabilities: A Blessing

Learning Disabilities: A Blessing Learning disabilities, I propose it is a loaded diagnosis, I call a blessing.  Some will call it a crutch. Others will say it is a tragedy, a malady of disorders and hardships, one wouldn’t wish on their worst enemy.  But, I know some things, just a few things about learning disabilities. And I want to share them with you.   If you know me, you know that I barely made it through high school.  I managed to …

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Jam-Ed: How Music Impacts Learning

Jam-Ed: How Music Impacts Learning Today I am writing to you a word about the power of music and how it greatly impacts learning.  I am not classifying this post as part of the learning disabilities series, because I think applies to every aspect of learning and parenting.   So, I have a confession, I love Jesus, and I am not a big praise and worship gal.  Don’t go anywhere, let me explain. I promise I have a point (a pretty …

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Creating an Atmosphere of Chill for your LD Child

Creating an Atmosphere of Chill for your LD Child Welcome to post 5 in the Help my Child has Learning Disabilities Series.  Today I am writing to you about atmosphere.  No matter if you are dealing with an LD child or not, take a moment to take stock of the environment around you.  The atmosphere you are in matters. I want to use an example that has nothing to do with LD to emphasis how atmosphere impacts us.  It is …

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Your LD Child and Their Teachers: Stuff to Think About

Your LD Child and Their Teachers: Stuff to Think About Welcome back to the Help! My Child has Learning Disabilities Series.  Today I am writing to you about school, teachers, and your child. This post is #4 in the series. As I have said in previous posts, our family has done all the things in the ways of schooling.  And I will be writing about homeschooling your learning disabled child next. But today it is all about public and private …

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Social Helps for the Learning Disabled Child  

Social Helps for the Learning Disabled Child   Post # 3 in the Help! my Child has Learning DIsabilities Summer Series Okay, this one is hard stuff.  The social life of your child is either something you don’t have to give much thought to or, it keeps you up at night clutching your broken heart.    I know.  And friend, I am so sorry. Above all, know that I composed this with a lump in my throat and burning eyes. …