Rosetta Stone: A Review


Many readers have known my husband and me for years as the founders of Texas’ Special Kids, a ministry to families with children who have special needs. While I enjoy helping families that way, I find myself reminding others on a regular basis that two-thirds of the children in our home do not have … [Read more...]

God’s Grandchildren

“What does God look like?” Young children without the capacity for abstract thinking often ask this question as they struggle to understand our spiritual commentary on life. Some people think God resembles Reb Tevye and his friends in Fiddler on the Roof—fiftyish or older, long beard, Yiddish … [Read more...]

Choose Laughter

Though I wrote this with families of special needs children in mind, the thought occurs to me that maybe there are others who could use some laughter as well. Perhaps your child is not one who has special needs, but part of God’s specific plan for him was to bring joy and laughter into your home. … [Read more...]


Sometimes I feel overwhelmed when I compare my own home school with others. This happens most often at home school gatherings—conferences, field trips, support group meetings. I tearfully watch mother hens surrounded by broods of quiet chicks, and I wonder, "What is that like?" I will never know so … [Read more...]

What Can I Do to Help?

“There is a seventy percent chance that your son will never walk, talk, sit, stand, feed himself, dress himself, or do anything but lie limp in your arms for the rest of his life.”  The neurologist's words echoed in our ears as we stared blankly at the wall.  To this day, every time we sing that … [Read more...]