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

Tags: , , , Choosing curriculum can be as individualized as choosing the right shoes

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 […]

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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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