Developing the Love of Literature in Children

In our technologically advanced age, the clamor of Netflix, Facebook, Instagram and Google threatens to nudge out the wellsprings of our culture: its rich literary history.  When once people turned to books to “escape,” relax, or be entertained, people now turn on the...

Changing the Definition of a “Smart” Child

Is my child smart? This is probably a question that most of us as parents ask ourselves at some point.  But let’s admit it, this is a loaded question! We hope and pray that our child is “smart” because we often feel it bodes well for their future success and it can...

Does a Classical School Prepare for a STEM Career?

If you’re a parent considering whether to send your child to a private school, you’ve undoubtedly looked into the school’s curriculum and compared it to that of public schools.  One question that comes to most parents minds: How will this particular school impact my...

Celebrating Halloween as Christians

Should Christians Celebrate Halloween?:  Part 2 In our first part of this blog series a couple weeks ago, we discussed the background and history of Halloween. This laid the foundation of this two part discussion and seeing how it was originally intended helped us...

Should Christians Celebrate Halloween?

Fall is now upon us and Halloween is just around the corner. Scary decorations catch your eye in the store, popular character costumes fill the racks, and kids are talking at school about what they want to dress up as. But for many Christians, this is a difficult...

Creating Consistency at Home & School

Creating Consistency at Home & School Human beings are creatures of habit and don’t do well with change.  Think about those adolescent years when you were going through numerous changes and how awkward life seemed.  Even as adults, once we are established in our...