ADHD, charts, homeschooling

What Is My ADHD Child’s Executive Function Age?

“Executive functions (collectively referred to as executive function and cognitive control) are a set of cognitive processes that are necessary for the cognitive control of behavior: selecting and successfully monitoring behaviors that facilitate the attainment of chosen goals. Executive functions include basic cognitive processes such as attentional control, cognitive inhibition, inhibitory control, working memory, and… Continue reading What Is My ADHD Child’s Executive Function Age?

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ADHD, charts, homeschooling

13 Facts Parents of ADHD Children Should Know

#ADHDFacts #DrBarkley #GraceUnderPressureBlog #ADHDAwarenessMonth If you love someone who has been diagnosed with ADHD or who you think has ADHD you might feel like you're fighting a battle. False information, extreme biases, and fake news are profuse to the point that what most of the public believes about ADHD is simply lies --lies that affect… Continue reading 13 Facts Parents of ADHD Children Should Know

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Please Stop Giving Me Weight Loss Advice | Weight Loss Is Far More Complicated Than You Think It Is

Dear friends and family... And complete strangers in the grocery store... And purveyors of exercise programs... And friends on Facebook... And friends of friends on Facebook... And sellers of diet pills, nutritionals, and protein drinks... And random people who stop by my blog... Please stop giving me weight loss advice. I'm actually less concerned about… Continue reading Please Stop Giving Me Weight Loss Advice | Weight Loss Is Far More Complicated Than You Think It Is

faith, myths

The Bible Doesn’t Call Us to Host Dinner Parties | A Discussion About the True Meaning of Hospitality

More than once recently, a young mom with a bunch of little kids in tow has lamented to me that she's falling behind on her job as a Christian... ...Because she's not hosting dinner parties. Well-known Christian authors have published books about the importance of having dinner at a table and inviting many people to… Continue reading The Bible Doesn’t Call Us to Host Dinner Parties | A Discussion About the True Meaning of Hospitality

ADHD, getting started homeschooling, homeschooling

How To Plan a Flexible Homeschool Schedule

Schedule is actually a bad word at my house, and I don’t call what we do a schedule. Maybe more like a plan, but I still put schedule in the title. Because that is what most people will think of when they see our plan. This post is a follow up to a previous post… Continue reading How To Plan a Flexible Homeschool Schedule

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How Long Does It Take to Read Each Book of the Bible? Plus a FREE Printable!

Do you ever have a few extra minutes and think of picking up the Bible to read and then don’t? It happens to me sometimes, especially when I am sitting waiting for doctor appointments. I have this perception that it takes so long to accomplish reading a book of the Bible, and I am reluctant… Continue reading How Long Does It Take to Read Each Book of the Bible? Plus a FREE Printable!

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How Do I Do It All? Plus A Free Peace Day Challenge Printable

#biblicalpeacedaychallenge The last week or so has been challenging for me. I am having flare-ups from my car accident. Although the car accident was over six months ago, I seem to be healing more slowly than average due to the complexities of my health issues. I am particularly struggling to remain peaceful with the amount… Continue reading How Do I Do It All? Plus A Free Peace Day Challenge Printable

ADHD, illness

I Failed Flylady | What To Do If You Can’t Even Do Flylady

Once upon a time, this mom tried to follow Flylady. If you're not familiar with Flylady, it's advertised as a program for even the most chaotic of people to get their homes and lives organized. All my friends swore by it and promised that if I just tried, this would solve all my housekeeping problems.… Continue reading I Failed Flylady | What To Do If You Can’t Even Do Flylady

faith, homeschooling

40 Printable Bible Verse Flash Cards

Due to my children’s learning disabilities, they really struggled with memorization. For that reason, I backed off Bible verse memorization a while ago and have just recently decided to revisit it. I started by making a list of verses that I thought were important for them to have memorized and made them into flashcards. Some… Continue reading 40 Printable Bible Verse Flash Cards