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The Importance of Family Traditions

By Debbi L. White Establishing annual family traditions builds security in children. It makes memories but does more than that. It creates a family culture that helps formulate its identity,...


Dealing with Intensity in Gifted Children

By Jennifer Duncan Intensity is a topic that parents of gifted children are likely very familiar with. Whether it rears its head in the form of emotional intensity or constant...



How the DIR Method Can Help Your Homeschooling

By Mary Winfield Dr. Stanley Greenspan developed The Developmental, Individual Difference, Relationship-Based Model (DIR Method) in 1979. Dr. Greenspan’s work was a response to the growing need to help children...


The Then and Now of Special Education Homeschooling

By Peggy Ployhar When our family started our special education homeschooling journey almost 15 years ago, the homeschooling landscape was very different than it is today. From my experience homeschooling...



Beating the Rainy Day and Winter Blues

By Melissa Smith The Hurricane brought some strange weather to Texas this year. We’ve had ice storms (yes, plural) and unending gray and rainy days. While I am very thankful...


Reality Teaching Through Unit Studies

By Peggy Ployhar Unit studies are a hands-on approach to learning.  Through multisensory activities and immersion learning, children relate to concepts, confront challenges, solve open-ended questions, and come face-to-face with...


5 Homeschooling Tips When There’s a Crisis

By Kimberly Vogel During times of crisis, it’s okay to take a break from homeschooling. In fact, when situations become stressful or time consuming, a break from core curriculum is...