Earlier this month, graduates of St. Jude’s Academy received a special delivery – a box containing a Grad memory book, a hoodie, other items and a cap and gown. They were told to expect a surprise and to wear their
By Cheryl Maguire “Hurry up or you will miss the bus,” I hollered to my 13-year-old boy/girl twins. Opening the front door, the icy air jolted me awake faster than a caffeinated coffee. The three of us scurried on the snow-covered sidewalk illuminated
By Luke Hill Our family often hosts homestay students from other countries. The most recent has been participating in a local high school program called Beyond Borders that specializes in teaching ethical business leadership by combining traditional classroom work with hands-on
I’m not exactly an advocate of what people call “positive thinking” philosophies. I think they mostly encourage people to adopt wishful or imaginary thinking that prevents them from dealing practically with the very real problems of their lives. I am, however,
Does your teen seem more frazzled and stressed than usual? Follow these tips below to help your teen find some Zen state of mind.
Guiding away from poor choices. When teens make poor choices it may be a symptom of another problem and not just the present problem. Here are tips to guide you
Around this time of year many parents are concerned with the school year and ask themselves: Will my kids be motivated? Will they make good friends? Will they develop good habits for? Will they talk with me and tell me