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How to be a Great Long Distance Grandparent

Are you a long distant grandparent?  Here are a few tips to stay involved. 

We embrace social media to engage with our grandchildren. 

It is great to talk on the phone, but why not use FaceTime so you can see each other’s expressions?  Seeing...

Why Family Traditions Never Get Old and a Few New Ones to Try

This year I published a book on traditions! I’d been warned by other authors that when the book finally publishes, you can feel a bit worn out from the topic!Thankfully, this has not proved to be true for me. I believe this is true because family...

5 Benefits of Athletics, Even When You’re Not Competitive

Not everyone is competitive.

My father grew up in a family of athletes. He was one of nine kids, and the Williams’ brothers were known around Tampa for their prowess in football, boxing, track and field. You name it. They excelled. Daddy told...

21 Best-Loved Books for Preschoolers

Reading is one of the most important skills a child can develop. It’s never too early to introduce them to great books. Here is a list of 21 most-loved books for children of preschool age.  Choose one from the list and find a quiet moment during...

Advent: Could One Word Change Your Christmas Tradition?

For my family, what began as tradition was defined and transformed by one Latin word.  

My firstborn was in sixth grade when the word entered our home and renewed our Christmas celebration.When my children were little, we desired for their...

Classical Music and the Young Child

If your child is between the ages of four and six, it is time to introduce them to the finer things in life. I’m talking about, of course, classical music. Now before you think it’s all Bach and no bite (sorry!) let’s explore some fantastic...

Benefits from Missions: A Student's Perspective

Thinking about taking a mission trip with church or family?  Concerned about cost and whether it is worth your time and investment?  Check out what Covenant Classical School 2018 graduate, Chloe Gantz, has to say about Missions.  Her heart and...

Helping Your Middle Schooler Navigate Ups and Downs

Do you remember the 1970’s “Dr. Doolittle” with Rex Harrison? There was this unusual creature called the “Pushmi-pullyu”(pronounced Push-Me-Pull-You).  No one was ever exactly sure what was the front of them.  This describes pre-teens!

Even...

25 Questions to Engage your Kids After a Long Day at School

It is the first week of school.  You have prayed, planned, purchased supplies, packed all of the lunches and driven. Driven, driven, and driven. You have driven to school, from school, to piano, dance, soccer, and volleyball and home from all of...

Cultivating Thankfulness in All Seasons

Thankfulness. Seems like a pretty easy attribute to attain, right? When it’s a beautiful sunset, a great accomplishment, or simply my youngest remembering  to brush his teeth without asking...hallelujah! I can hear the chorus. But if we are...