September 29, 2015

Why writing matters

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By Kathy Kuhl Why teach writing to kids who struggle with it? Is written expression still important in a digital age? Written letters have largely given way to phone calls, Skype, and emails. (At the beach last month, I discovered no one sold postcards anymore.) Teens and young adults I know have largely abandoned email […]

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September 15, 2015

In over your head?

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Feeling that you’re nearly in over your head? For most of us, the pace picks up in the fall. Classes, lessons, and therapies resume, and we get busier. One afternoon in June, I was literally in over my head. Between homeschool conferences in Washington and California, friends took us to beautiful Lake Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, […]

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September 08, 2015

Finding support as you homeschool kids who learn differently

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by Kathy Kuhl Preparing to homeschool children with special needs? It can be scary. Before we start, we plan special curriculum, therapy, and accommodations for our child’s special needs; draft a schedule, and work out logistics. Whew! But don’t overlook a vital part of your homeschool plan: taking care of yourself. Some of us already […]

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September 01, 2015

The secret for a better homeschool this year

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by Kathy Kuhl What’s the best thing you can do to help your homeschool succeed this year? There’s a secret technique you may be missing. Plan ahead? You know about that. Pray? If ever you pray, it’s when you take on a challenge like this. You already know to pray for wisdom, patience, health, and […]

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