Education Services

My Story
[special_text_block id=”17234c311db33f1252e6c0a4ffc9326e” type=”light” title=”” subtitle=”” custom_styling_picker=”{"custom_styling":"no","yes":{"first_letter_color":"#222","title_typography":{"google_font":false,"subset":false,"variation":false,"family":false,"style":false,"weight":false,"size":"52","line-height":"73","letter-spacing":"2","color":"#222"},"subtitle_typography":{"google_font":false,"subset":false,"variation":false,"family":false,"style":false,"weight":false,"size":"12","line-height":"29","letter-spacing":"4","color":"#333"},"subtitle_border":"dotted","subtitle_border_color":"#333"}}” text_content=”<p>As a mom I know how scary it can be to discover that your child is struggling in school. When they're born, you look at their precious faces and assume they will be the most clever children in the world. But life doesn't always work out that way.&nbsp;</p>” image=”” vertical_position=”center” horizontal_position=”center” hide_on_desktop=”false” hide_on_mobile=”false” animation_on_scroll=”{"animation_enable":"no","yes":{"animation_type":"fadeIn","animation_delay":"0"}}” _array_keys=”{"custom_styling_picker":"custom_styling_picker","animation_on_scroll":"animation_on_scroll"}” _made_with_builder=”true”][/special_text_block]
[special_text_block id=”4610c946a5c2f8a745fd6cab3574bbaa” type=”light” title=”” subtitle=”” custom_styling_picker=”{"custom_styling":"no","yes":{"first_letter_color":"#222","title_typography":{"google_font":false,"subset":false,"variation":false,"family":false,"style":false,"weight":false,"size":52,"line-height":73,"letter-spacing":2,"color":"#222"},"subtitle_typography":{"google_font":false,"subset":false,"variation":false,"family":false,"style":false,"weight":false,"size":12,"line-height":29,"letter-spacing":4,"color":"#333"},"subtitle_border":"dotted","subtitle_border_color":"#333"}}” text_content=”<p style="text-align: left;">When my children were young, they were in an award-winning school district known for its early child interventions and specialized programs for children with learning disabilities. I was thrilled when we moved there because I had two children with special learning issues at the time and I was sure this was the solution we needed. </p><p style="text-align: left;">After three years in that school with daily therapies and special classes, my children were falling further and further behind their peers. I finally realized that all of the special classes and interventions were keeping my children out of the classroom. They were missing valuable classroom instruction each week! There had to be a better way.</p><p style="text-align: left;">I began homeschooling and within a year the kids moved from 2 years behind their peers to years ahead! Targeted instruction aimed at addressing their unique needs was a game changer. I learned how to tap into a student's interests to create lessons they would love and soon my reluctant readers were begging for more. Their reading improved, their math skills improved. With each passing month they gained more practice, more confidence, and more success. They loved school for the first time, and we were having a blast!</p><p style="text-align: left;">When our youngest began school, I thought she would be our first child without learning issues. I was wrong. Although she is clever, curious, and creative, she struggled with reading. At the end of second grade she still couldn't read a kindergarten level book and she struggled to keep things in order in her mind. Song lyrics became jumbled, she couldn't remember the days of the week or months in proper order, and once math moved past simple problems it became a complete nightmare. I knew something was wrong and spent hundreds of dollars on every reading program on the market to no avail. Finally, I decided to have her tested for dyslexia. The only problem was, I couldn't find anyone to test her! The local schools wouldn't return my messages and the only business nearby that offered evaluations charged over $2000 for a diagnosis. I knew that I would still have to pay for therapy or some special program after that, which they were happy to offer for several hundred a month. There had to be a better way. A few years later I met a few families who lived overseas and their stories made it clear that I wasn't the only one struggling with this issue. How do you get professional help for your struggling students when you don't have access to the professionals in a public school? What if the professionals are letting you down? How can you get the help you need for your kids without spending thousands each year? I became determined to find a solution for families like ours.</p><p style="text-align: left;">My children are all grown now and each one graduated early at 16 yrs. old before beginning college at the university of their choice. There is hope, friends. You don't have to do this alone. Whether your child is private, public, or homeschooled, I can help.</p>” image=”” vertical_position=”top” horizontal_position=”left” hide_on_desktop=”false” hide_on_mobile=”false” animation_on_scroll=”{"animation_enable":"no","yes":{"animation_type":"fadeIn","animation_delay":"0"}}” _array_keys=”{"custom_styling_picker":"custom_styling_picker","animation_on_scroll":"animation_on_scroll"}” _made_with_builder=”true”][/special_text_block]

My Experience

Years of experience allow me to share valuable tips and techniques to make it all more manageable. With a degree in education and a masters in reading, I will be prepared with the latest techniques and proven strategies to help your child succeed.

How Can I Help YOU?

Do you have a struggling learner who is beginning to hate school? Do you dread lessons together? Wish they could love reading? Feeling frustrated with the school your child is in and their lack of progress? Are you a homeschool parent feeling overwhelmed and need someone to come alongside you to cheer you on? I have been there, friends. I’m here to help.

I can help your child improve their reading skills. It all begins with a comprehensive evaluation to determine their current reading level and skill set. You’ll receive a full report with recommendations you can begin using at home immediately. With my multi-leveled system, you can assure your students get the interventions they need. Learn more by clicking HERE.

I can help you tackle homeschooling for the first time or show you how to upgrade your homeschool to make it more fun, more efficient, or less stressful. Click HERE to learn more about my homeschool consulting services.

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