The mother of a dyslexic child who has been struggling to control her son's aggressive reaction to the process of learning to read offers prescient advice on her situation and motherhood in general:
“Just because this is hard, doesn’t mean you are doing it wrong. It’s going to be difficult. It is difficult. There is no way around that. But it doesn’t mean you are doing it wrong. Sometimes things are just hard.”
In these cases, she encourages others to keep taking that next step and not give up. To read her full story, follow the link above.
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Not the Former Things
Not the Former Things is a blog by Shawna Wingert where she writes about special needs, homeschooling, and the messiness of motherhood. Topics include, but aren't limited to, children with ADHD, autism, sensory processing disorders, childhood anxiety, and other special needs.