September 03, 2014

Raising kids who won’t give up

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Encouraging Your Child series by Kathy Kuhl, Part 2 Adapted from Kathy’s upcoming book, Encouraging Your Child Last time, I began to explain how to encourage our children, specifically what to praise when your child is struggling. Here are two more tips: Praise their successes When our children succeed, whether it’s a rare event or […]

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August 27, 2014

Help your child defeat discouragement

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by Kathy Kuhl Encouraging Your Child series, Part 1 Adapted from Kathy’s upcoming book, Encouraging Your Child Homeschooling can help our kids avoid discouragement. Perhaps your daughter was feeling dumb in school for being the slowest reader in the lowest reading group. Maybe you homeschool to let your kids with special needs escape bullying. When […]

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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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