As parents, we’ve all heard how important a second language is for our children but we struggle to teach them one especially if we don’t know a second language ourselves. Tim and I were both fortunate to grow up surrounded by those who spoke a second language. We naturally picked up Spanish but aren’t fluent. We could probably get by if we found ourselves stuck in a Spanish speaking country but our boys wouldn’t. So we were determined to teach our boys Spanish as it’s almost a necessity around here in New Mexico.
Have you ever tried to explain feelings to a child? Me, too. That’s why I was thrilled to try Emotional ABC’s with our dramatic child, Drama King. His nickname fits his personality to a T. He wears his emotions on his sleeve and has always struggled with working through the tough emotions so I thought […]
Ever since the iPad came out a few short years ago, it introduced a whole new category of tech to parents and students. In fact, the iPad single-handedly created and exploded the tablet market and now everyone or so it seems has tablet fever. It doesn’t matter if you have a first generation iPad from […]
I used Grammarly to grammar check this post because hiring a professional editor is sooo last year. Yesterday marked the first day of our official school year even though we truly never stop schooling around here. Drama King has dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia. We’ve searched far and wide for dyslexia resources that will help our […]
Reading Kingdom is an online program for children teaching reading skills include sequencing, motor skills, phonics (phonemic awareness), meaning, grammar and reading comprehension. Check out this short video starring the infamous, Cindy Crawford. Drama King is an 8 year old dyslexic that struggles drastically with reading. We have tried multiple approaches with him with little […]
Every once in a while we get so busy with life that we’re a little behind with blogging. When that happens, Random Ramblings happen to just dump everything in my head. So here goes… What Are The Boys Up To? Drama King is over the moon excited for summer this year. He asked about attending […]