Thanksgiving Read Aloud Books!

My love of read aloud and read to me books is growing on the daily. Here is a great list of books to share with your kids for thanksgiving! My list: Thanks For Thanksgiving by Julie Markes and Doris Barrette Bear Gives Thanks Pete The Cat: The First Thanksgiving The Night Before Thanksgiving The VeryContinue reading “Thanksgiving Read Aloud Books!”

Are we there yet?

If you sit and reflect on your life as a MomMe, at what point did you feel you “made it?” I have moments where I feel like I’ve got this stuff all figured out and then something happens and I’m right back at square one! Lately I feel like I have no idea what I’mContinue reading “Are we there yet?”

Support Dyslexia Awareness T-shirts

These are fun t-shirts that will help spread awareness about dyslexia. Next year I’m hoping to find an organization doing a fundraiser with shirts like this, but for now, spreading the word is the aim. Bad Spellers Of The World Untie Dyslexia Ribbon T-Shirt Dyslexics Are Teople Poo Learning Disability Dyslexia T-Shirt Dyslexia Ribbon LearningContinue reading “Support Dyslexia Awareness T-shirts”

Kids Can’t Wait…

Early Intervention with Dyslexia is the key to success for struggling readers, but once you find out that you have dyslexia, getting as much help as possible is a good thing. There are a few strategies I found in the article Kids Can’t Wait: Strategies to Support Struggling Readers By Kyle Redford – YCDC EducationContinue reading “Kids Can’t Wait…”

What can I do at home to help my child?

Once you get a diagnosis of dyslexia you’re going to feel the need to do as much as you can to help your child. Professional help is definitely a need in many dyslexic’s lives, but there are things you can do at home to help your child. A great resource of ways to help yourContinue reading “What can I do at home to help my child?”

Why awareness about Dyslexia is a must?

From an article: October is National Dyslexia Awareness Month: Activities To Celebrate This Month in 2021 (October 10, 2021 by Manpreet Singh) It is estimated that about 10-15% of Americans suffer from this disorder that interferes with reading and writing abilities. The reason behind this is the differently wired brains of these individuals and notContinue reading “Why awareness about Dyslexia is a must?”

Understanding Dyslexia

Growing up I don’t ever remember a time when I wasn’t reading or writing. I mean the type of reading where I consumed 250-page books in a matter of hours and picked up more. Maxing out the number of books I could take out of the library at one time was a real issue forContinue reading “Understanding Dyslexia”

Dyslexia is not all about reading and writing…

Struggling with a learning disability of any kind is hard to deal with, but for dyslexics low confidence and self esteem seem have a bigger impact on people than than the actual roadblocks of struggling with reading people face. Watching my son and other family members battle this aspect of their disability is heart breaking.Continue reading “Dyslexia is not all about reading and writing…”

Why is Spelling Such A Nightmare?

Just in case you didn’t know, spelling in the English language is extremely hard. I mentioned this a few days ago when I was talking about my son’s spelling test. There are words that are spelled certain ways which make NO SENSE WHATSOEVER. I wouldn’t say I’m anti-spelling myself, but I hate that in thisContinue reading “Why is Spelling Such A Nightmare?”