Setting Boundaries: ASD, Bipolar, ODD, ADHD

For a child with a weak, distractible, or recalcitrant mind, rules can seem difficult to remember and impossible to follow. It is as if every situation involves a new door through which entering guarantees only impending pitfalls. In our private post we share what we...

Michelle’s Christmas Poem 2020

One cold and bitter night, Christ the Son of light Was born for me and you To save, redeem, renew. His holy Father gave Beneath the sky so blue A name versed well above you, A name both far and true. A name, a gift, He gave us, A Savior named for thee; A light of...

Christmas Read-Aloud Books for Children

“The Lord will give strength to His people; the Lord will bless His people with peace” (Psalm 29:11). This year may your Advent and Christmas season be an especially fortifying time of strength and peace. To help, here is a book list I compiled of beautiful Christmas...

Today’s topic: Executive Function

https://www.patreon.com/CherylSwopeConsultingLLC My son & I have begun playing chess in the evenings to strengthen the mind and improve “executive function.” Executive function is a person’s ability to order his tasks and order his mind in all...

Ordinary Days

Day by day our cares and tasks may seem habitual, or laden with more duty than love, but there is a miracle at work in the sacrificial diligence of the daily moments and doing what is set before us to do. G. K. Chesterton writes, “The most extraordinary thing in the...

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