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Five Important Questions to Consider When Choosing a Kindergarten

Choosing a great Kindergarten program for your child is daunting but not impossible! Parents want a safe and loving environment for their child where values that have been taught at home are reinforced. Parents also want their child to be...

Children and Chores

“You’re lucky, Mom, you don’t have any chores to do.” That complaint was courtesy of my four-year-old whose only responsibility that Saturday morning was to empty three wastepaper baskets. It is true that my four kids were being trained to...

Milestones in a Child's -- and Parent's -- Life

In raising children there are certain momentous occasions we call milestones. Baby books list things like “waves bye-bye” and “holds cup,” but neither of those were half as significant to me as when my baby learned how to blow her nose. At last I...

Five Ways to Keep the Germs Away!

Fall is such a beautiful time of year with the vibrant colors and crisp air. Unfortunately, we are about to embark on a much less anticipated  season--cold and flu season. Picture it: There you are, browsing the autumn decorations at Target...

Blessing Your Teacher

Eleven years ago, I walked into Covenant Classical School as the new teacher on the block. I walked into an established culture with established friendships and rules/traditions that I knew nothing about as the new teacher. I had been out of the...

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...

Moms In Prayer—Mothers Praying Together for Their School Children

I took pictures before she left and baked cupcakes for after school.  I couldn’t help myself. I was bursting with pride for my wonderful firstborn, all dressed up for her first day of high school.  Oh, she was scared stiff, all right. Weren’t we...

43 Summer Activities to Enjoy with Young Children

Summer days are the perfect opportunity to kick back and enjoy being with your kids. Children love it when parents join in their playtime. If you have a toddler, preschooler, young elementary student, or all of the above, check out these ideas to...