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COVID19

Dear Parents, We’ve Got This!

Dear Parents, We’ve Got This!

With Children Now at Home All Day, It Helps to Be Reminded that We've Been Training for This Moment from Day One. Around the world, most schools have shut down through summer. For those of us in the United States, that means for the remainder of the school year. In...

Easter, Passover, Ramadan: Faith Traditions and God

Easter, Passover, Ramadan: Faith Traditions and God

April is a special month for many faiths. Holy Week begins with Palm Sunday into Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, ending on Easter Sunday. The Jewish people will remember their journey out of slavery and God’s promise to their people during Passover. And later this...

Nurturing the Heart of Service

Nurturing the Heart of Service

10 Service Project Ideas to do with your family during COVID-19 to help your community Service projects can be such a beautiful learning tool. Your family can substantially help another person and the experience can be heart-warming. It can also teach empathy and...

Daily Checklist for Learning and Growing @ Home

Daily Checklist for Learning and Growing @ Home

I never thought I would be home-schooling but it looks like that’s how things will be for the time being. The other day while I was talking with my husband, we recognized there are 4 major areas that are critical for our kids in terms of their everyday overall well-being. (These can be quite helpful for us parents too!)

10 Family Game Night Ideas

10 Family Game Night Ideas

Making time to get together as a family or an extended family is important. What you do together is not as important as the fact that you do, but sometimes we like to have a little help to know what to do once we’re all together. Here is a list of some family games...

Tips for Homeschool: From 20 Years of Experience

Tips for Homeschool: From 20 Years of Experience

As we now face the reality of homeschool moving from a few weeks to possibly months, parents are scrambling for curriculums, resources and, above all – advice! Here, Kate Tsubata, a mother of three and now grandmother, shares on her twenty years of experience with...

Family-Friendly Movies with Good Life Lessons

Family-Friendly Movies with Good Life Lessons

Movie nights are a great way to spend some time together as a family. Not only is it fun if you prepare a bit beforehand and choose a movie with care, but it can also be a time to discuss important topics and values together as a family. Depending on the movie, you...

What About Socialization?: True Education Begins at Home

What About Socialization?: True Education Begins at Home

Kate raised and homeschooled her three children and, over the years, a myriad of neighborhood and community kids throughout multiple local programs, projects and initiatives. A journalist and now filmmaker of the newly released Dancing Joy (now available for rental on...

A Tribute to Our Healthcare Workers

A Tribute to Our Healthcare Workers

Some of us have been helped during this pandemic by our medical workers, first responders, and nurses.  Others have family members or know of someone close working on the front line every day, putting their own lives and families at risk, to serve the human family. I...

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