Student And Parent Resources

Preparing Your Child for Back to School

Although it feels like summer will never end, each year it inevitably does. School supply ads come in the paper and play on the radio, orientation may happen for a new grade or school, and summer activities draw to a close. While this can be an exciting time for parents,...
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An Intro to Asperger Syndrome

Many years ago, the term autism was introduced to the general public, and many stereotypes were formed about people with this label. People were unsure about what caused autism, and how to interact with those who had been diagnosed. As knowledge about autism grew, sub-categories were developed to help identify...
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Only One God — The Idols of the Modern World

Exodus 20:3 says, “You shall have no other gods before me.” This is the very first of the Ten Commandments, and it seems pretty straightforward, right? In the modern world, I am not regularly pushed serve other gods like I read about happening in the Old Testament. There are no golden...
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Helping Your Older Child Adapt to a New Baby

Adding a new baby to the family can be an exciting time! With all the preparation, from washing tiny baby clothes to readying the nursery, there is one very important part of preparation that is often overlooked: preparing your older child or children for a new baby in the family....
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How To Enrich & Encourage Learning This Summer

Summer break is finally here! Children cannot wait for the break from school, homework, and getting up and on the school bus every Monday through Friday. Your child has learned so much this school year and has really gained momentum! Unfortunately, according to John Hopkins University, summer learning loss can be...
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Fun, Healthy Habits for the Whole Family This Summer

Summer is full of fun opportunities to enjoy time with friends and family! Cookouts, ice cream shops, and lazy days are some of the favorite pieces of summer vacation, but sometimes they do not end up being the healthiest. How can you and your children enjoy all that summertime has...
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The ABCs of Helping Your Daughter’s Self-Image This Summer

Summer is full of talk about getting a “bikini body,” which after a while can make any girl feel uncomfortable with herself. With magazine covers featuring “perfect” bodies at the beach, by the pool, or running around in shorts and a tank, how are we to teach our daughters to...
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How To Stay Safe on the Fourth of July

A highlight of summer in the United States is the celebration of the Fourth of July! Families get to spend the day together soaking in the sun and warmth, and enjoy the colorful fireworks at the end of the night. Unfortunately, amongst all the memories being made, there are many...
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Teaching Responsibility

As parents, we want to raise our children to be responsible. Responsibility is crucial in work and relationships not only when they are young, but even more as they grow into adulthood. Merriam-Webster online defines the word “responsible” as “able to answer for one’s conduct and obligations,” or “able to...
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