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Parenting, Anxiety, and the Pressure to Perform

February 27, 2020

Join Us for a Conversation! Anxiety is on the rise in young people. Despite the many conveniences that have been added to our lives, perfectionism and the pressure to perform in our children is costing them something. But that doesn’t have to be the case. This Monday at Liberty Classical, our next Education in Society…

Learning to Parent

February 20, 2020

What kind of parent are you? A helicopter, hovering overhead?  A snowplow, clearing the path ahead? Do you smother them? Overwhelm them? Do you let them drink soda? Why do other kids seem respectful and well-behaved in public but yours like a pack of unkempt hyenas? Parenting is hard enough on its own. When you…

The (Possibly) Actual Story of St. Valentine

February 12, 2020

Did you know that Valentines Day was named after St. Valentine? Yeah. You probably knew that. But did you know that there are a few different candidates for who this modern holiday is named after. St. Valentine Candidate 1: The Roman Priest The story is told of Saint Valentine, a 3rd century Roman priest who…

Recess and Learning: Making Play a Priority

February 5, 2020

by Andrew Hofstetter I had a family member tell me of a predicament that her elementary-aged son got into at his public school out west. This son, who is a bit energetic, easily distracted, but often very eager to please and quite respectful, found himself in trouble on his very first day at his new…

Choosing a Christian School in the Twin Cities (part 3)

January 29, 2020

Making the Choice If your family is talking seriously about Christian school options in the Twin Cities, we’ve done our best to help you have the right conversation about your next steps. Knowing what you should be looking for and what some indicators are of a well-rounded, enriching education are the first step to making…

Choosing a Christian School in the Twin Cities (Part 2)

January 22, 2020

Deciding on the school that is right for your children – and for your family – can be a challenge. As we continue our discussion about what kinds of things to look for and what kinds of questions to ask when looking for the right school, consider the topics we discussed last week as well…

Choosing a Christian School in the Twin Cities

January 16, 2020

It’s about more than what’s convenient or what’s popular. It’s about more than test scores or statistics. It’s about what’s best for your family and for your child.

Making Kindergarten Count for Your Little One

January 10, 2020

When it’s time to choose a Kindergarten for your little one, not all Kindergartens are created equal.

How Stories Are Part of Our Mission

December 19, 2019

Parenting Principle of the Day: If you worry that you’re ruining your kids, you’re probably doing better than you think.

Christmas Break

Keeping Christmas First (while making it last)

December 4, 2019

Parenting Principle of the Day: If you worry that you’re ruining your kids, you’re probably doing better than you think.

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