Incorporating international christian learning into your kids’ virtual school teachings

There’s no disagreeing that 2020 is a weird year … in many ways. Our lives have been completely turned upside down. All these changes are hard enough…


Working and schooling from home—A year later

I hit send on the email and sat back in slight disbelief, part panic, and full excitement.  I had just notified my children’s principal that we would…


7 ways your family can thrive this school year

Hey parents! Are you gearing up for another school year? Are you exhausted from weighing your options? Do you feel like you can’t make one more…


4 promises for the 2020-2021 school year

One of the most vivid memories I have of quarantine is marking off the events that I had so carefully calendared. Soccer games, choir concerts, and…


All my stories are white

Occasionally, I have the privilege of speaking for the National Center for Youth Issues, an organization providing in-service training on values…


13 ways to build resilience in your children

As a kid, were you raised to explore, take small risks, and learn from your mistakes (like jumping from a tree might cause a broken arm)? If so, you…


‘Tis so sweet to trust in Jesus, but how?

What are you hoping for? That your kids will go back to school? That they’ll stay home? Do online learning? Be homeschooled? That you’ll go back to…


His battle not ours: Gear up for a bumpy school year

Remember last spring when we thought school was going to be out for two long weeks because of COVID? Do you recall how we collectively gasped at the…