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A fun little update SC B

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    A fun little update SC B

    We are about halfway through level B with our almost 7 year old son whom we adopted a little over a year ago now. His speech is really impacted by his cerebral palsy and of course by having to learn an entire new language. He was not sent to school in his orphanage; in fact, he was never even outside to play. He spent almost 6 years in a hallway. Needless to say, his development has been very delayed, BUT, with consistent work he is making so much progress! We loved level A, and level B is also a delight for us. I have always read the Bible to him in faith that he will understand and accept God’s love and Jesus’ sacrifice for him, even if he can’t express it yet. But yesterday in our school time, before his older sister read him the Bible story for the day, he told his sister (in his very sweet communication style!) what the story the day before had been! He’s understanding and growing!

    Honestly, for me, I often feel discouraged in this process. Both of my kids in SC levels have very real struggles and it’s scary and hard most days. I find it helpful to record personally our progress, even if it’s baby steps. I also really appreciate all of you moms here and your encouragement and steadfast work. I am praying this morning that God would give us perseverance, patience and peace as we continue to teach our precious kids.
    Emily J

    2018-2019 School Year
    DD (11)-MP 5 core
    DD (9)-SC 4
    DD (8)-MP 2 core
    DS (6)-SC B

    *Be of good cheer. Do not think of today's failures, but of the success that may come tomorrow. You have set yourself a difficult task but you will succeed if you persevere: and you will find joy in overcoming obstacles. Remember, no effort that we make to obtain something beautiful is ever lost. ~Helen Keller*

    #2
    Hallelujah! Such good news. Thanks for sharing.
    Married to DH for 13 years. Living the rural life in the Colorado mountains

    DS10- Simply Classical 4 / Grade 3 Classic Core,
    DD8- Grade 2 Classic Core,
    DD 6- Classic Core Kindergarten

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      #3
      This is beautiful, Emily! Congratulations!
      Jennifer
      Blog: [url]www.seekingdelectare.com[/url]

      2019-2020 Plans:

      DS16
      MP10 Lit, MP-Holt Biology, Light to the Nations II, Spanish
      MPOA: Algebra I, High School Comp II

      DS15
      As above, plus:
      MP Greek Tragedies; no Spanish
      MPOA: Fourth Form Latin

      DS12: 7M subbing Sea to Shining Sea for American history

      DS11: Simply Classical Level 4

      DD9: 3A, with First Form Latin (long story!)

      DD7/8: Simply Classical Level 3

      DD 4/5: Simply Classical Level C (NT using SC for two-year PreK due to January birthday)

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        #4
        That IS a fun little update! We love A and B for oral language.

        Your son endured such hardship in his early years, but trust that you are giving him much to help him despite those years!

        It is scary and hard, just as you say, but I love your plan of recording progress and sheer delight. That will make quite a journal one day.

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