Special Needs Kids FTW

Special needs kids for the win and a blonde girl smiling and throwing confetti into the air

Special needs kids FTW! I am discovering this as I engage more in the learning and development of my special needs twins. They may have ‘special needs’ but they also have really cool skills. And they continue to surprise and delight us with the things they know and can do. The reason I’m writing this […]

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Homeschool Supplies for Writing

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Homeschool supplies can be a huge part of your home school budget. You can go crazy buying every kind of marker, stapler, folder and paint. And don’t mention the printing and laminating! I’m as stationery mad as the next person. But I really think that learning can happen in so many ways. And you will […]

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Special Needs Twins are Great

Special needs twins are great with two yellow roses on a black background

Special needs twins may strike terror into the heart of any parent. And to be honest, they did for me in the beginning. There are obviously still days that make me weep with pity and maybe drink a bit too much wine. But you know, special needs twins are great for so many reasons. Special […]

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Homeschool Planning should include Baking

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Homeschool planning is key to ensuring a harmonious and effective home school. Even if you opt for a less formalised and more minimal setup, homeschool planning is what helps you to achieve your goals. And special needs children need a clear schedule to make sure they feel secure with activities. That being said, adding fun […]

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How to Start Homeschooling

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How to start homeschooling our special needs twins is next on the list of ‘to dos’. In my previous post I spoke about the ‘why’ of homeschooling but nothing is going to happen without the ‘how’. As we’ve decided to only start next year, it gives us some time to really plan how this is […]

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Why Homeschool our Special Needs Twins

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Why homeschool our special needs twins? This sounds like a scary and huge undertaking, I know. But it is something we are going to do. And I’m very excited to share this journey with you! So how did we get to the decision to homeschool? About the Jones Family You can read more about us […]

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