Why I Refused Certain School Services for my Middle School Child who has Dyslexia

I am terrified and second guessing myself. But like so many other times on my journey as a parent my gut is telling me this is the right thing to do. So, I inhale deeply, and slowly exhale. Look at my husband (a teacher) and mother (a special education teacher) by my side, and walk … Continue reading Why I Refused Certain School Services for my Middle School Child who has Dyslexia

To the parents of the kids who don’t struggle in school …

As I'm scrolling down my Facebook timeline, I see your photos. I feel your pride. And I'm a little bit jealous ....just a little ... "Johnny is in ALL honors classes this year!"  "Sally made the BETA Club!"  And the comments roll in under: "Of course! I knew she would! YOU are a GREAT Mom!"  … Continue reading To the parents of the kids who don’t struggle in school …