Tag Archives: sensory processing disorder

Your sensory kid will eat when they are hungry

The number of times I have been told that and it has never happened. If my sensory kid is struggling, eating is just an extra struggle so they don’t. Simple as that. And yes they are hungry I can hear … Continue reading

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Mom, you’re stimming

This past week has been frustrating, people treating the kids like their needs are irrelevant and not considering our home education to be as important as traditional school. And when I get frustrated I tend to stim more than normal. … Continue reading

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50m Swim Challenge

Today something amazing happened. Both my kids swan 50 metres non-stop. Wow! Now I realize for some of you that probably sounds normal, not something to get over-excited about. But as a mom of two sensory kids this has been … Continue reading

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What about Secondary School ?

Aren’t you glad your little attempt at home educating is over now that your daughter will be starting secondary school in September ?  What, why are you not placing your daughter in Secondary school ? So you’ve found tutors for … Continue reading

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Reminding myself not to overschedule

I often worry about getting our home ed balance correct – the balance between weekly activities, one-off workshops, outings with friends and our home days.  I think I have a tendency to worry about those home days.  It is something … Continue reading

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Reading on the Underground

Yesterday we went into London for a special exhibit which for us means about an hour commute – one train and then the underground (tube).  The whole way there my daughter read her book – well with a few breaks … Continue reading

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Sensory Swimming Update

Last year I wrote a post about swimming with Sensory Kids and it seemed to really connect with a number of other parents with sensory kids so I thought I would give an update. One of the comments I received … Continue reading

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