Profile: Cheryl Kehoe Rodgers

News editor and columnist

Cheryl Kehoe Rodgers is a news editor and columnist at The Times Herald, a Digital First Media newspaper, in Norristown, PA. She and her husband Jim have 3 children, Kaitlyn, Thomas, and Matthew, 13, who was born with Down syndrome.

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The Wins Keep on Coming

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We’re not even through 2015 and already I’ve seen big changes, and the potential for bigger changes. And, I’m learning a lot about myself and my kids.

Category: Self Discovery

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Cherish the Moment and Forget the Past

After several conversations with my children, I have come to a startling revelation – apparently someone else raised them. Or, at the very least, they grew up in a home that did not include me. Another possibility – an alien did one of those mind-erase probes on my brain and wiped out every memory I have my kids growing up. That last one actually seems the most plausible of the three.

Category: Lifestyle

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It’s Never Too Late To Learn Something New About Yourself

I like to think I’m pretty sure of myself, and that I have a pretty good idea of what kind of person I am, that I am aware what my strengths and weaknesses are, and that I’ve carved a pretty decent path for myself.
When you get to a certain age, these things matter, and a certain confidence — or maybe a wisdom — comes with living your life guided by faith, experiences and loyalty to family.
But, according to BuzzFeed, I don’t know myself. At all.

Category: Self Discovery

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Ultimate Answer Lies In That ‘Aha Moment’

The other day I had a full-blown aha moment – and this one answered one of the greatest mysteries that has followed me for the last 13 or 14 years.
I was raised to believe that things happen for a reason. My mom’s faith was everything to her, and she passed that strength on to her children – which means we may ask why things happen, but we don’t give up hope when we don’t get an answer. We just accept that things were meant to be.
When we got the diagnosis that Matthew would be born with Down syndrome, my husband and I both, naturally, asked why.

Category: Social Awareness

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