There is indeed a need for balance in our busy lives, but there is an importance to the ingredients that fill our family's time and devotion. This leads us to examine our lives and the things that vie for our attention to decide what is most important or beneficial. In light of these attempts to prioritize our schedules, here are 3 key ingredients proven to result in a ‘Big Win’ for our family’s future - what I call the church, home, and school Trifecta.
There is no doubt that the Christmas season brings joy, excitement, wonder, and gratitude into our lives. However, sometimes the most wonderful time of the year is also fraught with long to-do lists, busy schedules, and stress. While you may find yourself grasping for more time in each day, remember to take a minute (or two) to invest in the memories that will last long after the lights are taken down and the batteries on the toys run out. If you are local to San Diego or just visiting for the holidays, here are a few festive things to do with your family that will keep you in awe and wonder this holiday season.
Congratulations! You and your children have made it through the first few weeks of school. The schedules are filling up quickly and hopefully everyone seems to be finding the rhythm of their routines. Here are a few tips to ensuring you and your family experience a healthy and happy school year.
Most people probably don’t associate the words ‘school’ and ‘family’ with one another, and that’s usually because schools and classrooms are large in population. It’s hard to feel at home in a classroom with 28 other students or on a campus with hundreds or thousands of other people walking around.
One of the benefits of smaller student populations is that there is typically a larger sense of community. Most students know each other’s names, are familiar with their families, and are well-known by the teachers. Let’s look at some of the other benefits that come with attending a school with a smaller student population.