Review: The Mislabeled Child by Drs. Brock & Fernette Eide

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The Mislabeled Child by Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide. Review by Kathy Kuhl Whether you want clear explanations of particular learning problems, their causes, tools for identifying them, or practical solutions, The Mislabeled Child by Drs. Brock and Fernette Eide is a helpful and clear guide. They help families identify and build on their children’s […]

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Kathy Kuhl’s review of Cheryl Swope’s Simply Classical

Cheryl Swope's book, Simply Classical.

Simply Classical: A Beautiful Education for Any Child Memoria Press, 2013. ISBN: 978-1-61538-240-8 Review by Kathy Kuhl When you hear “classical education,” what comes to mind? Academic rigor your child couldn’t handle? Homeschool moms frantically learning Latin so they can teach their children declensions? Little kids in togas made of old sheets? Since my son […]

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Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child: Review of John Gottman’s book

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Raising an Emotionally Intelligent Child: The Heart of Parenting by John Gottman, Ph.D., with Joan DeClaire. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1997. 220 pages. Review by Kathy Kuhl How do your children deal with feelings—their own and other people’s? Not being able to deal with emotion wisely can cripple your children’s future. John Gottman, offers […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Assistive Technology in Special Education: Resources for Education, Intervention, and Rehabilitation by Joan L. Green

Prufrock Press. ISBN: 978-1-59363-719-4 List price $39.95. On Amazon for less. While technology can be a mixed blessing, it is clear we need it, we cannot escape it, and we should not want to. Technology can help our children improve their speaking, writing, reading, thinking, and memory. It can help people with vision, hearing, fine motor, […]

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Book review: Smart but Scattered Teens

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by guest reviewer Ben Balserak for Smart but Scattered Teens: The “Executive Skills” Program for Helping Teens Reach Their Potential by Richard Guare, PhD, Peg Dawson, EdD, and Colin Guare. Content:  This book covers how parents whose teens display weak “executive skills” should go about training their child to perform well both inside and […]

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Christine Fields’ book, Homeschooling the Challenging Child

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Review by Kathy Kuhl In Homeschooling the Challenging Child, Christine Field provides a useful guide for parents of children with learning or attention difficulties, strong wills, and other personality traits that make homeschooling harder. Field, a trial lawyer turned homeschooling mom who homeschools her four very different children in Wheaton, Illinois, wrote a well-organized and clear book. […]

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