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Help!  My Child is Going to Forget Everything this Summer!

When the school year wraps up and summer begins, a slower pace and sunshine start calling, and my family is always eager to answer! After counting down to the beginning of June, when school is out, we are ready for a break! 

Five Godly Characteristics to Look For in a Christian School

A few messages ago our family pastor was preaching about what God looks for in a family He uses to further His kingdom. As I listened, I was reminded that as godly parents, we should be looking for specific godly characteristics in the Christian...

Start Saving for College in Kindergarten

Please note that the writer is not a financial advisor. Topics mentioned here are merely suggestions. You should perform your own due diligence, or seek reputable, professional financial advice when saving for your child's education.

What Do you Learn in Kindergarten?

For many children, kindergarten is an exciting introduction to the educational process, laying the foundation for their academic future. It is a time of learning the basics, like shapes, letters and sounds, numbers and counting, how to walk in a...

Benefits of a Private Christian K-12 Education

I grew up in a Christian home, the oldest of 5 children, the daughter of a teacher and an aerospace engineer. My parents believed in the value of Christian education, and so we all attended private school starting in kindergarten. This was a...

Keeping Your Child Cyber Safe

There is a lot to be afraid of when you have kids. Just outside your front door are a host of threats to their safety like bullies, moving vehicles and skateboard face plants. But that’s outside. Inside the four walls of your home you can rest...

The Financial Benefits of Private Schooling

We all like investments that are profitable and I would love to share about an investment my husband and I have made that has given us an excellent return. Private schooling our three daughters has been one of those.   A “wise investment” can...

10 Benefits of Small Class Sizes

On my daughter’s first day of kindergarten I called my mother to report on her granddaughter’s first day. “So?” she asked, “How big is her class?” My mother, a veteran public school teacher for over 30 years, knew that this was one of the major...

3 Ways to Balance Sports and School Work

You may have read about the research that clearly shows that youth who participate in sports perform better academically. This all sounds great until a young teen tries to navigate balancing this sport or sports with the day-to-day school work...

Homework Tips for Middle Schoolers

Homework is certainly a dreaded task for most middle schoolers, especially if they have a lot of it. I would like to share 6 tips that have helped my middle school student tackle homework like a champ!