happen. It could breed resentment.
spouse as much as you engage your
been pummeled all day by a child who
craves sensory input, but your marriage
• Take time for yourself. We used to
practice one hour of quiet time each
they were to sit on their beds and read
so that I could recharge.
and attend a living skills program at
the high school in the mornings and
vocational school for carpentry in the
afternoon. Their teachers adore them
because they are two of the most well-adjusted,;socially;capable;kids;with;de-velopmental;delays;and;autism;they’ve
aware they have a disability.
The boys read, ride their own mo-
peds, and go to the store to purchase
bread and milk and whatever else I
may send them for. They order their
own meals at restaurants and read the
menus. They use smartphones and
know how to navigate more features
their dogs, and their friends. They en-
joy serving others at our church and
caring for their grandmother with
the grace of God.
hood, be sure to stop in for a slice of pie.
Karla Akins is a homeschool veteran
of twenty-four years and the author of
several books, including Sacagawea and
has a doctorate degree in Christian Education and is in her final year of obtaining a
degree in Special Education. Karla would
love to hear from you! Contact her through
her website: KarlaAkins.com
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