Do you have dyslexia? Do you worry your child might? Well this post contains the homework of one of my two children who have dyslexia. It is from a number of years ago when my little one was ten years old. It was a time of uncertainty in my world, when I wondered how they … More Dyslexia… it’s not as bad as it sounds.
Here you go, another ‘It’s My Life’ story from my weekly column in the Irish Examiner’s Feelgood. My rather personal take on homework. The other day, in a moment of madness, I sat down to help my daughter with her ‘homework.’ This wasn’t what you’d imagine as she is not a pupil of any school, … More There I am in the paper #74
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Do you know what the best part of mid term is? No, definitely not Halloween. It’s NO HOMEWORK! What bliss. It is now after 3pm and I am not doing homework. When I myself went to school, I will admit I was not really a fan of…
I have been waiting for today with eager anticipation. Today was results day. Results for what? Let me explain. Two of my children have dyslexia. They are intelligent, bright individuals, who happen to somehow be wired to read what is written in a totally different way to the rest of us. It is not a … More She has dyslexia, is there any point in her learning spellings?
Shhh, don’t tell anyone but I’m finding time to blog. I’m not sure how long it will be before some member of my family appears, and shatters my piece, but here’s hoping it lasts. I had promised that my next post would feature some of my own personal favourite posts I wrote last year. Well … More All kinds of everything. My favourite posts of 2013.
Today is a day of reflection. The last day of the year. I decided to use it to look back, on this my very first year as a blogger. I began to blog late January, and have posted almost daily since then. As I re read some of my posts today, I must say I … More My most viewed posts of 2013.
Last Monday my youngest who has dyslexia came home from school and as usual sat down to begin her homework. “Mum, don’t forget to sign my tests”, she says. “No problem darling”, I say, “how did you get on?”. “Well Mom, I think it was an all time low”, she replies, in a tone which … More Life after Death.
In response to the Daily Prompt FAQ I decided to “interview” my youngest. Here is the result of my interrogation. What age are you? I’m eleven. What age would you like to be, and why? I guess I’d like to be one year old. Because then I could remember what it was like to be … More An interview with my youngest daughter.
Do you have dyslexia? Do you worry your child might? Well this post contains the homework of a ten year old, which clearly shows what writing with Dyslexia really looks like. I’m not one who normally shows my cute kids drawings etc on my blog. However I loved this and I think it perfectly shows, … More What writing with Dyslexia looks like.
Two of my children have dyslexia. Both have very significant difficulties. As their mother I should be concerned, and possibly even upset. But I am not. It does not define them. In truth I often laugh loudly, at their spectacular mistakes. Whilst Dyslexia is no picnic, they both have learned to accept it, and believe … More You will always be top of the class to me.