Embracing Nemo: Dyslexia and the lessons I learned from Marlin

I first watched Finding Nemo before I had kids. I understood the story for the most part but rewatching today as a dyslexia mom gave me a totally new perspective and appreciation of Marlin. My heart breaks for him. I cry for him. And I learn with him. Like Nemo can swim, my son can … Continue reading Embracing Nemo: Dyslexia and the lessons I learned from Marlin

Taking the Plunge into Chapter Books with Struggling Readers

I've never had a neuro-typical reader, so I'm not sure how this works for other parents. It seems effortless! I see you inĀ BarnesĀ & Noble with your 5-year-old in the same section I am in with my 10-year-old .... Yeah. For me, it's not easy. Both of my kids have dyslexia to a degree (one mild, … Continue reading Taking the Plunge into Chapter Books with Struggling Readers