Grayson is 11 and he is running 100 miles over the next couple weeks to raise money to buy toys for St. Jude patients. His little buddy Westin died of Neuroblastoma when Westin was 5 and G was 6. Come follow him and see his journey all the way to the finish and the trip to memphis to take the load he is collecting. If you’d like to sponsor any amount of mileage you can check out his blog as well for a GOFUNDME. So far local businesses are his sponsors, I don’t believe he has gained any go fund me funds, but he has raised 200 dollars towards his 1,000 goal!
❤ my kid
Who wants to go with!! I would so love to get together a group of my blog homeschooling readers and roll out on some educational fun!!
As of right now we are scheduled to jet out on September 12 to New Orleans and then jetting over to fl to cruise to Cozumel, Belize, and Isla Roatan
Then NOV 14 flying to Miami and heading to Grand Cayman Panama, Colombia, and Costa. Rica
Where could one go to get a pen pal for their child? Any recommendations of a homeschool pen pal program?
I think it’s common knowledge with my readers (maybe not with the new ones) that I have a child with a learning disability. He is not profoundly impaired it seems simple when you hear really…..he has an auditory processing and language processing issue. That means that sometimes he hears one word (or inserts his own own word when you’re speaking to quickly) when you said another. It also means that he has difficulty writing creatively (I have no idea why) and with grammar when it’s written (but not when he’s reading it out loud for some reason). It’s almost like a dysgraphia but his letters aren’t all over the page, although his spelling is at times atrocious.
The most concerning issue is NOT the spelling or grammar, it is how do you teach a kid to write creatively? When you ask him to think up his own story and write it down……it’s like you’ve asked him to pull his toenails off with pliers….I’m not kidding he is miserable. He wants to write well, he’s embarrassed that he can’t. His 8 yo sister is brilliant and the only thing holding him back is this writing and language issue. He has a decent vocabulary, he’s very smart…..it’s just creativity and writing.
All that said, someone help me please I need a recommendation! He loves life of Fred math….I know they offer language arts but it’s at the high school level. G is 10yo. Anybody have any input?
I have been quiet lately because I’ve been traveling (as usual)……it seems this blog slips my mind until those moments something happens and I feel like I need to chronicle it. I wanted to share some photos from our travels, maybe it will inspire you to go to some of the places we frequent. So, as I pack my bags once again (this time we are leaving the country again) I will upload them.
Let me take a moment though before I do that to tell you how much I enjoy your comments and sharing this journey we call life with you all. I wish you blessings and peace and all things wonderful this year and here’s hoping you catch the travel bug and do something you’ve never done before (like hop a plane across the big pond, or a ship to the islands).
Here are just a few pix snapped by me this year on all our travels ❤
I do….occasionally and it always shocks me.
When I have a dream that causes me to have strong feelings that make me have to get up and pray……I write that dream down.
My last premonition dream, regarded the tornado that ripped through the school in the Midwest. In my dream I hovered over two children hiding them in a brick building. On my notebook I wrote the following
“Mass fatalities, to the west, children
along with the date and time I had the dream. I’ve only experienced this a few times maybe once or twice a year ( the USS Cole was another news event time) and it really disturbs me. I wonder if occasionally God allows me to have them so that I will pray for these upcoming situations even though I never grasp them in full until they come to pass.
Has this ever happened to you? Please tell me about it.