One of the unique aspects of teaching at a small Christian School is that the teachers have a chance to get to know the kids on a deeper level. It is a level that is more than just passing them in a hall. We attend a camp at the beginning of the school year where the teachers and some parents stay in cabins with a group of young people for the week. We spend the week getting to know each other as a school. During camp this year, I had a chance to lodge with the 9th grade girls. They opened my eyes to a whole new perspective.
Reading Books That Teach
Education does not always have to be through stacks of worksheets and lists of instructions. Children learn quite a bit by simply reading books. Providing your child books to read that also helps them gain knowledge of the stuff around them will help broaden their minds.
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Raising a Pioneer in a Cyber World
Outdoor Activities, Hunting, and More
by Beth Langley
I remember sitting at my Papa’s knee listening to him tell stories of when he rode in the back of a horse and carriage going down the “uptown” streets of our small North Carolina town. I would sit in awe trying to transport back to that place. Imagining a street with no cars. Trying to picture my Papa as a young boy playing marbles on the wood slatted sidewalks. Quite honestly it was beyond my comprehension and still is. But what I would give to just be a fly on the wall and witness the simplicity of that life, if only for a day.
Connecting With Your Teen: 5 Important Tips
If you’re the parent of a teen, you have probably struggled to connect. Teens are no longer little children, but they are not yet adults – and they come with their own individual personality traits and concerns.
What to Do on Sick Days
It can be a challenge to find activities for your little ones while they are sick. Many children are used to running around, playing outside and enjoying the many physical activities of youth. Sick days curtails most of these. There are fun things you can do to help distract your child and entertain them while they are getting better. The following are the best activities for kids to do when they are sick.