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Making the Most of Senior Year: A Mom’s Point of View

My job at Covenant has a variety of tasks. One of my favorite tasks is what I call “senior parent coordinator.” Early in the school year I host a senior parent meeting to discuss the details of the year, which include events, expenses, and...

Parents: Be Thankful for the Struggles Your Child will Face this Year

I love riding my bike.

There is something freeing and magical about the wind in my hair and the road stretched out before me. Teaching a child to ride a bike however is not so magical. I remember lots of tears, tantrums, and skinned up knees, but...

Why It's Good for Parents to Require Obedience

Obedience protects.

I tell this to my kids all the time, "Obedience Protects."

To the Parent Who Thinks They are Not Enough


Reprinted with permission from Christian Parenting. Original post can be found here. 

Our oldest got her driver’s license recently and is navigating the roads on her own. It’s fairly gut-wrenching when you spend your whole life trying to keep...

Planning for Summer Instead of Summer Planning You


Recently in our men's prayer group at CCA, our Headmaster, Keith Castello, posed an interesting discussion point. He said, "As summer is quickly approaching, in honor of the cliché start of school essay, ‘What I did Last Summer,’ let’s...

5 Most Dangerous Places For Kids To Be Online

Reprinted with permission from Protect Young Eyes, a leading digital parent education website. Original post can be found here.

Why Grandparents Matter

"What children need most are the essentials that grandparents provide in abundance. They give unconditional love, kindness, patience, humor, comfort, lessons in life. And, most importantly, cookies."– Rudolph Giuliani

Parents: Let Your Child Fail

 Failure should be our teacher, not our undertaker. Failure is delay, not defeat. It is a temporary detour, not a dead end. Failure is something we can avoid only by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing. Denis Waitley 

When my kids...

What Parents Need to Know About the Teenage Brain

Many of us survive our children’s teen years by faith. We search the Scriptures, ask for wise counsel, and spend lots of time on our knees.

What Type of Technology Parent Will You Be?


I recently got a smart phone for my 11 year old son. Yep!  I crossed over to the dark side...I'm that parent.