Autism/Dyslexia/SPD · Homeschool · My Bookshelf

Reading Resources + Handwriting Help

I've been asked recently what our favorite resources are for strengthening little hands and helping kids to read or write. Our children with autism and dyslexia have enjoyed these tools and we've seen great improvement! If your child struggles with reading, handwriting, story telling, or fine motor skills.... give some of these a try. Some… Continue reading Reading Resources + Handwriting Help

My Kitchen · Seasons & Holidays

Pumpkin-Pecan Waffles (Gluten Free)

For Valentines Day, I bought the kids a mini waffle maker! We made some semi-homemade waffles inspired by the Paleo Waffles Nesting With Grace posted on her blog. I had some Gluten Free Pancake Mix from Trader Joe's on hand so we subbed it in for the dry ingredients. The recipe on the box only makes 2… Continue reading Pumpkin-Pecan Waffles (Gluten Free)

Mother Culture · Motherhood · My Bookshelf

A Mother’s Morning Basket (Winter)

Winter weather can be pretty miserable here in Middle Tennessee. Lots of cold and rainy days. It's not my favorite season. But I do love all the cozy hours spent reading. I've started gathering books for my basket that I keep beside my knitting materials. I just learned how to knit this past fall. Maybe… Continue reading A Mother’s Morning Basket (Winter)

My Bookshelf · Seasons & Holidays

Reading Weather Has Arrived

We had a dusting of snow today in Middle Tennessee. The children are out trying to catch snowflakes on their tongue. I'm cuddled under blankets by the fire, shivering and struggling to stay warm. My body was definitely not made for winter weather. I'm trying my best to embrace this season we are in. Where… Continue reading Reading Weather Has Arrived

My Kitchen · Soup is my love language!

Garlic + Herb Chicken and Dumplings (or Noodles!)

Chicken and Dumplings is a family favorite during the cold winter season. Here is my favorite version adapted from Pioneer Woman! I love that I can make both Chicken and Noodle Soup or Chicken and Dumplings off the same recipe.   Chicken and Dumplings/Chicken Noodle Soup Ingredients: 1/2 stick butter 1/2  sweet onion, diced 2… Continue reading Garlic + Herb Chicken and Dumplings (or Noodles!)