Taking the BIG Out of It

In this Vital Mercy series, Dr. Brenda Murphy shares letters to help calm the fears, answer the questions and steer parents on a path to successful teaching and learning with struggling learners at home. I cried at the end of Facing the Giants. I’m not ashamed to...

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Special Needs Child vs Struggling Learner

In this Vital Mercy series, Dr. Brenda Murphy shares letters to help calm the fears, answer the questions and steer parents on a path to successful teaching and learning with struggling learners at home. Every parent worries. Does my child have special needs? A rather...

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Schedules, Calendars, and Coffee. Oh My!

In this Vital Mercy series, Dr. Brenda Murphy shares letters to help calm the fears, answer the questions and steer parents on a path to successful teaching and learning with struggling learners at home. Get yourself a cup of coffee and let’s talk. Fact: Homeschooling...

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A Powerful Learning Tool Called Hope

In this final letter of the Vital Mercy series, Dr. Brenda Murphy shares letters to help calm the fears, answer the questions and steer parents on a path to successful teaching and learning with struggling learners at home. It’s taken me a long time to write this...

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Counting the Costs

In this Vital Mercy series, Dr. Brenda Murphy shares letters to help calm the fears, answer the questions and steer parents on a path to successful teaching and learning with struggling learners at home. A parent recently sent me an update on her children. The family...

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Apples

In this Vital Mercy series, Dr. Brenda Murphy shares letters to help calm the fears, answer the questions and steer parents on a path to successful teaching and learning with struggling learners at home.      “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree” certainly...

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Snapshots of Struggling Learners

In this Vital Mercy series, Dr. Brenda Murphy shares letters to help calm the fears, answer the questions and steer parents on a path to successful teaching and learning with struggling learners at home. It’s Monday, the beginning of another typical home-school week....

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Welcome! It’s Going To Be Okay

In this Vital Mercy series, Dr. Brenda Murphy shares letters to help calm the fears, answer the questions and steer parents on a path to successful teaching and learning with struggling learners at home. Welcome! It’s going to be okay….It started getting better the...

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Four Alternatives to Traditional School For Your Child

  Four Alternatives to Traditional School For Your Child With the recent upheaval from the pandemic, many parents are still wondering what the best environment is for their child’s education. Are their children safe in a public school environment or should they...

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