Nothing but a child could wash those tears away, or guide a weary world into the light of day. And nothing but a child could help erase those lines, so once again we all can be children for a while. ~Lee Ann Womack A visit to Kurn Hattin Homes for Children this time of year is a chance to see … [Read more...] about Making Spirits Bright – Happy Holidays from Kurn Hattin Homes for Children
We must find time to stop and thank the people who make a difference in our lives. ~ John F. Kennedy Did you ever stop to think about the expression "giving thanks"? Expressing gratitude to someone we appreciate is a simple act that only takes a moment, but it is a true gift that we can give … [Read more...] about Gifts of Thanks: Kurn Hattin Grads and Family Members Give Back
A Thanksgiving Poem by John Hurd, Kurn Hattin Homes, Class of 1919 John Laurence Hurd was a student at Kurn Hattin Homes for Children between 1913 and 1919. His literary accomplishments include the memoir entitled, Kurn Hattin, The Story of Home, and the following wonderful poem written by John … [Read more...] about Happy Thanksgiving from Kurn Hattin Homes for Children!
The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep … [Read more...] about From the Principal’s Office: Kurn Hattin Gets it Right for At-Risk Kids
Kurn Hattin Homes for Children 22nd Annual Fall Mental Health Conference will be held October 25, 2013! Treating Trauma and Attachment Issues in Children and Families featuring Terry Levy, Ph.D., B.C.F.E. and Michael Orleans, M.A., D.A.P.A., co-founders of the … [Read more...] about Kurn Hattin Annual Conference: Elements of Success for Treating Trauma and Attachment Issues
Save the Date! Kurn Hattin Homes for Children’s 22nd Annual Professional Development Conference will be held on October 25, 2013 This year’s featured speakers, Terry Levy, Ph.D., B.C.F.E. and Michael Orleans, M.A., D.A.P.A., co-directors of the Evergreen Psychotherapy Center and the Attachment … [Read more...] about Kurn Hattin Homes Annual Fall Conference: Trauma and Attachment Issues in Children and Families
[Every child] needs a special place, a secret place away from the people and places of everyday living. I had such a place far up on the Kurn Hattin hillside. Here was a moss-filled crevice in a granite ledge, just the size of my body. Here was shade from an overhanging pine bough and a view that … [Read more...] about Serving At-risk Youth Year-round at Kurn Hattin Homes for Children
The values we live by are worth more when we pass them on. ~Anonymous It’s pretty amazing when you stop to think about the number of lives that have been touched by Kurn Hattin Homes for Children over the years. When horse riding instructor, Suzanne Sheppard, visited … [Read more...] about Kurn Hattin Homes for Children: Changing Generations