July 24, 2014

Who are your superheroes?

by Kathy Kuhl I wasn’t expecting to discover hidden heroes when I turned on the radio. But three families in California had let reporters into their lives as they cared for loved ones with disabilities. On National Public Radio, I heard Katie Orr’s piece about James and Judy Lee and their care for their son, […]

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July 17, 2014

“I don’t want to bribe my kids!” Or do you?

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by Kathy Kuhl, adapted from Encouraging Your Child “I don’t want to bribe my kids!” Or do you? Do you ever reward your child? Some parents say rewards are unnecessary: “I want him to do chores because he’s part of our family.” “The world isn’t going to give her prizes for getting out the door […]

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July 11, 2014

Choosing homeschool curriculum for a child with special needs

By Kathy Kuhl Folks often ask me to recommend curriculum for their children with special needs. But it’s like asking me to recommend shoes. I have questions: what size, width, and activity? Any color you can’t stand? What have you tried and how did that work—or not? Every child is unique, but here are my […]

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July 03, 2014

Squeezing rest into your summer

by Kathy Kuhl A trip is not always a vacation. Whether you’re taking the kids to Grandma’s, driving the family to the mountains, or  going to a conference, it can be hard to find time to rest. And you need it even more! Just like at home, if you don’t snatch a few moments here […]

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