July 21, 2015

Hidden Cost of Learning Disabilities for Family Life

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When we find out a child has a learning disability, we often first think of how he or she struggles with academic work. It’s easy to overlook the hidden costs and the hidden pain of learning disabilities. Sarah Entine unveils how learning disabilities affect family and social life in her engaging, honest, award-winning film, Read […]

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July 07, 2015

Traveling with exceptional children

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By Kathy Kuhl The young businesswoman walked by me at San Diego airport last month. She paused, turned, looked at the baby in my arms, beamed, and said, “She’s absolutely perfect.” I thanked her, but felt compelled to add, “She cried all the way from New York.” “She’s beautiful,” the woman said, smiled again, and […]

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June 05, 2014

Tools to fight burnout

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Avoiding Burnout, Part II by Kathy Kuhl [Adapted from Staying Sane as You Homeschool by Kathy Kuhl.] Last time we talked about how to nurture our love for our kids when we are feeling weary. Watching for growth and small steps can help us; looking back a few years can help you see character growing. […]

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May 29, 2014

When Mom wants to drop out

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Avoiding Burnout Part 1 by Kathy Kuhl [Adapted from Staying Sane as You Homeschool by Kathy Kuhl.] Ever feel like running away from home—when you’re the mom? Some days I felt like quitting. A pathetic parent, a tedious teacher, and, as for housekeeping, don’t even ask! Sometimes it is hard to keep homeschooling. Illness puts […]

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