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Fostering Independence in Our Kids

I am sitting down to write this blog looking back to the things I did well - and the errors I made as I raised my own children. Much of this blog will be responding to the errors I made, having the benefit of reflection now that they are grown. I am simply sharing basic [...]

By Fiona Bracy| Mon, Mar 30, 2020|Categories: Parenting|

Why won’t my child just listen to me?

We are two weeks into the new routine: no school, no church, no friends over, no toilet paper. I am feeling a little overwhelmed by the loss of schedule, the never ending list of things I don’t want to do, the feelings of guilt that I should be doing “everything”... and on it goes. I [...]

By Vicki Ledeboer| Fri, Mar 27, 2020|Categories: Parenting|

Talking to Your Kids about Coronavirus

By now, your kids have certainly figured out that the routine has changed. With school out for a little while, and most of us distancing ourselves from social activities for our own health and that of others, nothing is the way it was even a week ago. You may be wondering how to explain the [...]

By | Fri, Mar 20, 2020|Categories: Parenting|

Learning at Home: Creating a Schedule for Your Family

In my home today, we are all working from home: my husband is on telework, I’m working on things for the Preschool while we’re closed, and our sixth grader is suddenly homeschooling. And we are trying to figure out how to make it all work. It’s a process right now, but our homeschooling friends have [...]

By | Thu, Mar 19, 2020|Categories: Education & Literacy, Parenting|