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The Joy of Being a Fan

I grew up with a basketball hoop at the end of our street. I spent hours out there with my brothers shooting baskets and playing "HORSE." But when it came time to compete, I didn't make the grade. My high school team had won the state...

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...

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...

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...

Managing Media in the Home

A few months ago we looked at the decision that all of us parents need to make regarding when to allow a child to get a personal electronic device.  As difficult as that process is to walk through, I believe the greater challenge we face as...

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...

Ready, Set, Read!!!  3 Ways Summer Reading Can Make This Your Best Summer Yet!

Often just speaking the words, “summer reading” can elicit eye rolls and groans from your children. After all, summer is for freedom, adventure, and fun, not more schoolwork. 

What if you could turn your reluctant reader into a book lover?  What...