For those of us who haven’t made the optional choice to home school, we now find ourselves in charted waters as we enter this world for the first time. And if you are like me, you are also working from home during this time. How are we to balance both responsibilities? How are we to…… Continue reading The Homeschooling Chronicles: Here’s What I Learned in Weeks 1 and 2
The Truth About Invisible Disabilities
In the past, I’ve shared my fear about raising black children in this world, particularly in the current climate of our society. It is downright scary knowing that they will experience hatred and discrimination simply because of the way they look, something for which they cannot control. It is my and my husband’s job to…… Continue reading The Truth About Invisible Disabilities
Picking the Right Therapy
When your child gets his or her diagnosis, there’a a whole lot of information that’s thrown at you. It can all be so overwhelming because it is in that moment, that your life has completely changed. And in the midst of all that change is the realization that your child, and you most likely, will…… Continue reading Picking the Right Therapy
Diagnosis Take 4: Is it ADHD, or…
…Just a lack of motivation Math sucks. For me growing up, there was no way around it. I hated math. It stressed me out and frustrated me. I remember sitting in a full classroom feeling more alone because it seemed everyone always understood what was going on except for me. I found ways to…… Continue reading Diagnosis Take 4: Is it ADHD, or…
Our Learning Differences Journey
Life has been messy, to say the least. It’s been difficult to pin point where exactly my next move will be because I’ve been so busy still tending to unresolved issues and uncertainties. In the midst of struggle, it can be easy to feel lost and confused, abandoned and alone. The overwhelming guilt attributed to…… Continue reading Our Learning Differences Journey
A Change in Perspective Boosts Confidence- A Mary Poppins Lesson
Mary Poppins. You know her. You love her. And if you’re a mom, you wish you had your own Mary Poppins, if just a little bit of that magic. If only it were as easy as saying “spoon full of sugar helps the medicine go down.” We’ve all been there, had moments as parents where…… Continue reading A Change in Perspective Boosts Confidence- A Mary Poppins Lesson
2019, Here We Come!
I took a bit of a break from the blogs to really focus on celebrating the holidays with my family. And for the most part, they were a success, from Thanksgiving in the deep South to Christmas in our nation’s capital. The Davis family made tremendous strides in creating fun and memorable family traditions…… Continue reading 2019, Here We Come!
The Teacher Is Calling
I am fortunate to have a few mom friends who have been an incredible support and blessing to me. Having a solid mom tribe, even one with its members dispersed about, is incredibly important for continual encouragement during our toughest trials as mothers, and essential for celebrating with us our and our children’s biggest achievements,…… Continue reading The Teacher Is Calling