Throughout their time in school, your child will be inundated with academics, extracurriculars, a social life, and everything in between. All of these things can put a lot of stress on your child, and getting enough sleep is imperative. So is your child getting enough sleep? Here’s how you can tell and how to improve your child’s sleeping habits.
Author: Carmel Addae
Ringing in Spring as a Family
Winter is on its way out and spring is on its way in — which means brighter and sunnier days! With the new season around the corner, here are some activities you and your children can partake in to celebrate in style!
COVID-19: Dealing with the Educational Fallout
According to the National Report Card (via NPR), reading and math scores have declined in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. With children transitioning to online learning throughout the two-year gap, they were met with circumstances no one has ever dealt with before.
Monitoring Your Child’s Social Media Use
The world grows more interconnected by the second. With social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and more overtaking our children’s lives, it’s important for parents to draw that line and monitor their kids’ time online. For parents, here’s how you can monitor your child’s social media use.
Helping Your Child Overcome Test Anxiety
As we know, tests and quizzes are all a part of education’s enrichment process. Every school year, children are faced with challenging exams on a wide number of subjects — which can cause a lot of stress on your young one.
Developing Your Child’s Confidence with the Bible
As your child navigates through life, they will encounter situations that may invoke feelings of shyness or discomfort. These feelings are completely normal, everyday situations — but as a parent, you can help circumvent this by developing your child’s confidence with the Bible.
Preparing for the TACHS Exam
As your child starts 8th grade, you may be thinking about High School options. We hope that you plan to build on the values and academic rigor started during their Catholic School elementary years. Catholic High School is the next step for your 8th grader!
Instilling a Love and Respect for God In Your Child Ahead of the School Year
Before the Catholic school year starts, your child may have questions about the upcoming year. Taking the time to calm their nerves by answering questions and teaching them about God can help them better understand. Here’s how you can instill love and respect for God in your child ahead of the school year
Encouraging Respect Amongst Classmates
At the top of the school year, children may experience the excitement (and nerves) that come along with meeting new people. Through the Bible’s teachings, you can help with encouraging respect in your child — an essential life skill that translates to the classroom and beyond.
Putting God First In Your Child’s Life
While it may be challenging at first, putting God first in your child’s life will ultimately set them on a path of righteousness. As parents, the task itself may seem daunting, but through small actions taken over time, there are a number of ways to help lead your child in the right direction. From reading Bible verses to sharing Christian art, here’s how you can do so as a parent.