Sherry M Lee https://sherrymlee.com Mon, 23 Dec 2019 01:55:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.3.2 https://sherrymlee.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/cropped-Logo-500x500-32x32.png Sherry M Lee https://sherrymlee.com 32 32 Great Gifts for Creative Tweens https://sherrymlee.com/2019/11/great-gifts-for-creative-tweens/ https://sherrymlee.com/2019/11/great-gifts-for-creative-tweens/#comments Mon, 25 Nov 2019 21:25:40 +0000 https://sherrymlee.com/?p=4039 Allowing our creativity to shine allows us to feel alive! It sparks joy within us. The benefits are endless! However, when our creativity is inhibited, we become reluctant to share our gifts and ideas. I know that I personally start to feel miserable inside when I stop creating. It’s so important that we encourage our […]

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How to Help Your Child Read https://sherrymlee.com/2019/11/how-to-help-your-child-read/ https://sherrymlee.com/2019/11/how-to-help-your-child-read/#comments Thu, 14 Nov 2019 02:02:27 +0000 https://sherrymlee.com/?p=3964 So you’ve followed all of the suggestions. Your child doesn’t fit the mold. He/she still isn’t reading. What’s going on? Why is this happening? Is it dyslexia? Is there something else getting in the way of your child being able to read with ease and enjoy reading? These are common questions that have parents searching […]

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The Key to Overcome Reading Difficulties https://sherrymlee.com/2019/10/the-key-to-overcome-reading-difficulties/ https://sherrymlee.com/2019/10/the-key-to-overcome-reading-difficulties/#comments Thu, 31 Oct 2019 04:11:43 +0000 https://sherrymlee.com/?p=3735 Reading excites me! Yes, I love reading myself. However, what I love even more is seeing kids’ eyes light up when they first start to see themselves as readers. I love it when they feel confident in their own reading! If there is a light inside of me, you can be sure it is shining […]

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Amazing Race Birthday Party https://sherrymlee.com/2019/09/amazing-race-birthday-party/ https://sherrymlee.com/2019/09/amazing-race-birthday-party/#comments Mon, 09 Sep 2019 23:30:02 +0000 https://sherrymlee.com/?p=3202 I always seem to be at a loss for what to do for my kids’ birthday parties. All of my kids have their birthdays in the span of one month. Of course, each of them desires to be unique. I’ll be honest in saying that I feel a sense of relief if one says they […]

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Summer Reads for Tweens https://sherrymlee.com/2019/08/summer-reads-for-tweens/ https://sherrymlee.com/2019/08/summer-reads-for-tweens/#comments Tue, 06 Aug 2019 06:18:50 +0000 https://sherrymlee.com/?p=3150 Summer can be a great time for reading books. Choosing books that both capture our children’s interest and are at their reading level is imperative. There is so much to do in the summer and reading must be able to compete! To help out with this, I have put together a list of books that […]

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The Importance of Laughter https://sherrymlee.com/2019/07/the-importance-of-laughter/ https://sherrymlee.com/2019/07/the-importance-of-laughter/#comments Mon, 08 Jul 2019 22:14:23 +0000 https://sherrymlee.com/?p=3090 Laughter… is it really that important? We all know the 5 senses of sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch. Some argue a sixth sense is knowing where our body is in space. Others call our sixth sense that gut feeling… our inner knowing. Not long ago, I overheard a student diagnosed with autism asking the […]

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Challenges of Parenting Little Ones https://sherrymlee.com/2019/05/challenges-of-parenting-little-ones/ https://sherrymlee.com/2019/05/challenges-of-parenting-little-ones/#comments Mon, 20 May 2019 00:16:44 +0000 https://sherrymlee.com/?p=2999 We recently had visitors with little ones for a few nights. It was a great visit and I am thrilled that they spent time with us. The visit had me reflecting on how the support our children need changes over the years. Currently, my own children range in age from 8-20 with the ones still […]

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Here or Hear? Tips for Spelling Homophones and Common Sight Words https://sherrymlee.com/2019/05/here-or-hear-tips-for-spelling-homophones-and-common-sight-words/ https://sherrymlee.com/2019/05/here-or-hear-tips-for-spelling-homophones-and-common-sight-words/#comments Sun, 05 May 2019 22:09:16 +0000 https://sherrymlee.com/?p=2930 I recently shared my favorite spelling hacks as well as discussed why teaching phonics is not enough. In this post, I go through tips for spelling homophones by going through a few tricks to remember which one to use and how to spell it correctly. In addition, I also go over a few sight words, […]

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Spelling Hacks Everyone Needs to Know! https://sherrymlee.com/2019/04/spelling-hacks-everyone-needs-to-know/ https://sherrymlee.com/2019/04/spelling-hacks-everyone-needs-to-know/#comments Mon, 15 Apr 2019 02:20:09 +0000 https://sherrymlee.com/?p=2851 We all know at least one person who struggles with spelling. Perhaps you struggle with spelling yourself! After all, there are so many rules around spelling. To add to this, for every rule, it seems there can be just as many exceptions to the rule. With 44 phonemes (sounds) in the English language and more […]

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When Children Struggle Beyond Discipline https://sherrymlee.com/2019/04/when-children-struggle-beyond-discipline/ https://sherrymlee.com/2019/04/when-children-struggle-beyond-discipline/#comments Mon, 01 Apr 2019 06:00:44 +0000 https://sherrymlee.com/?p=2794 Every child strives to do well. No child struggles because they want to or are choosing to. This is true whether struggles are of the academic or behavioral type. Children also aren’t lazy (although they can be out of shape). I strongly believe this which is why one of the things that I truly struggle […]

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