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September Table Talk

October 23, 2018

September Table Talk with Mrs. Hoppe

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The Influence of Communication for Teens – Part 2

October 20, 2018

Communication is such an important aspect of life. It can be hard to deduce how best to communicate with your child about the importance of being able to express themselves and talk to other people. As the saying goes “it takes a village to raise a child.” Don’t think that the responsibility of showing your…

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The Influence of Communication for Teens

October 15, 2018

We know that sometimes it certainly seems easier to just not talk to your teens. They’re combative and nearly always on edge and all those hormones racing through their blood make them into a person that’s not really them. Of course, you want your teenager to be able to talk to when they need you,…

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Are Video Games Bad For Your Child?

October 10, 2018

The current political environment is rather tumultuous. There’s plenty of he said she saids and a variety of other arguments that have proven more and more problematic as time goes by. One of those many controversies includes whether or not video games contribute to the aggressiveness in children. Many people are pointing to the quote…

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How to Raise Happy, Strong Children

October 5, 2018

Being a parent is stressful. You have quite a bit on your plate, but most importantly you need to concern yourself with the most important investment of your life: your child. Your child’s well-being is one of the most important parts of your everyday life and once you have their basic needs covered, your mind…

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What is a Classical Education?

October 1, 2018

A classical education is rooted in the idea of training the mind to think critically. This method is supposed to create lifelong learners. As we know, industries change at the speed of light nowadays. If you aren’t a lifelong learner and you’re rather set in your ways, it’s unlikely that you’ll do as well as…

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The Secret to a Well Rounded Education

September 25, 2018

If you’re pondering enrolling your child in private school, you’re probably aware of the value of being a learned individual in the 21st century. In fact, for the past hundreds of years, being someone with plenty of book smarts, and being equipped with a whole, well-rounded education is an advantage that can’t be matched by…

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Don’t Foster A Dependance On Motivation, Foster Discipline

September 20, 2018

Plenty of folks have purchased one of those little chores charts that were originally only a sheet of notepaper on the fridge when you were a kid but are now laminated and brightly colored. Before you give your elementary school child that gold star sticker to put on their “I swept the floor” spot, think…

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Upcoming Ways to Enrich Your Child’s Private School Education

September 15, 2018

Fall is nearly here and there are opportunities to enrich an education everywhere you look. Encouraging your child to find something to enjoy and building happy memories in every season as the year progresses is a great way to combat the seasonal depression that nearly everyone becomes a victim of in the middle of January.…

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What is the Long Term Effect of High Expectations On Your Child (Part 2)?

September 10, 2018

Intrigued by the possibility that expecting more from your child might just ensure that they achieve it? So are we. As a Christian private school, we understand the importance of instilling upstanding morals while providing a classical education that will immediately springboard them to fulfilling their full potential. If you didn’t catch the first part…

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