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Introducing Equip Christian Academy

Introducing Equip Christian Academy

As Christian parents, we have no greater joy and no greater job than ensuring that our children are equipped to live out their faith. With its Bible-based curriculum and Christian worldview, Equip Christian Academy is designed to come alongside parents in this high...

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Knowing the Signs of Overheating

Knowing the Signs of Overheating

Whatever your plans this summer might involve, you’ll want to make sure you’re well versed in any potential heat related illnesses. Heat stroke and heat exhaustion are separate but equally dangerous conditions that can come on quite suddenly. Knowing the differences...

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The Summer Solstice

The Summer Solstice

On June 21st, the summer solstice brought us the longest day of the year. Whether you were romping around in the extra sunshine or staying cool indoors, the summer solstice is a reason to celebrate! Explaining the day to your child can be fun and educational. ...

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Lawnmower Parenting

Lawnmower Parenting

You may be all too familiar with the term Helicopter Parents, used to describe parents who constantly hover over their children to avoid issues. But the newest terminology these past few years is for a new type of parenting style that’s of course, quite similar:...

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Banning Books in Schools

Banning Books in Schools

No matter what stance you take, you’ve picked a side when it comes to banning certain books found in school libraries and being taught in the classroom. Whether you oppose or approve, each side has pros and cons that ultimately affect your children.  Increase in...

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Communicating through Play

Communicating through Play

In the world of a child, toys are the equivalent of words and playing is their language. If you’ve ever struggled to understand or communicate with your child, you are not alone. Children speak an entirely different language through play, and it is important that we...

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How to Prepare Your Teen for the Real World

How to Prepare Your Teen for the Real World

Although it may seem like children are growing up and maturing at younger and younger ages, this doesn’t necessarily mean they’re fully ready for the real world. There are many facets of adulthood that teens aren’t even aware of, and need to be taught before you blink...

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Teacher Shortages

Teacher Shortages

The last few years have certainly been a tumultuous time for most Americans, and although there are improvements in our freedom, there are still challenges ahead of us. One such challenge is a growing increase in teacher shortages across the US. Some states may not be...

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Technology and Homeschooling:  2022 Update

Technology and Homeschooling: 2022 Update

The changing image of homeschooling is increasingly framed by modern technology.  Electronic curricula and the growing availability of online and virtual school make homeschooling an attractive alternative for families of every size and type. The historic social...

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Maturity and Your Kids

Maturity and Your Kids

It may seem like yesterday when your child was just a toddler, still wanting to hold your hand while crossing the street and enjoying a hug in public. But suddenly you blinked and your toddler is now a tween or teenager, and is spending more and more time with their...

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Insomnia and Your Child

Insomnia and Your Child

It can be difficult but far from unusual when your baby is fussy about sleeping. Waking up in the night isn’t out of character, but as your baby grows up into a toddler, how do you determine when they’re having problems with sleep? It can be difficult getting children...

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Braces and Your Child

Braces and Your Child

No child ever likes braces when they’re growing up, but it’s also a necessary evil when it comes to growing. Not every child will end up getting braces, but for most, it’s typical to need braces at some point while maturing. But in this age of looks and appearances...

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Blended Learning: The New Classroom?

Blended Learning: The New Classroom?

Blended learning existed before Covid-19 changed the school system, but many schools weren’t really pushing this type of learning until now. Many people, teachers and parents both, who felt that education is best in person, but that’s not always the case. Children...

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Spring Cleaning Is Here!

Spring Cleaning Is Here!

With the clocks set back and the birds singing in the warm air, that can only mean one thing: Spring has arrived! And the second piece to spring arriving is also taking a look around your house and deeming it time for a decluttering session. If the answer is a...

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