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Fall Into a Fitness Routine

Fall is notorious for comfort foods like pumpkin spice lattes and game day nachos. Combine these tempting seasonal staples with darker, shorter days and it can be hard to maintain an active mindset. Despite the enticement to indulge, you can keep your active lifestyle going or even kick off a new fitness regime with these tips.

An Easy Solution to After-School Snacking

Make the most of after-school snack time with simple, fun recipe ideas like Harvest Fruit and Oat Energy Bites, which are a quick way to fuel up before soccer practice, study sessions, or dance class. 

10 Ways to Simplify Back-to-School Shopping

While kids and parents alike await the start of a new school year, the back-to-school season is not without its share of stressors for busy families. .Adding some fun and excitement to the newness can help smooth the way.

How Do I Keep My Kids Safe Online?

Getting your child a smartphone because "everyone has one" creates a massive responsibility for parents.  Today's smartphones mean our children carry around 24/7 computers - along with all the Prevalent dangers to their well-being, mental and moral health, and safety.

Here are 5 ways we can begin to keep our kids safe online....

Emotionally Preparing Your Children for Back-to-School Season

Between sheltering-in-place, online learning and time away from friends, many children will need a little extra support as they head back to school this fall.  
Here are some tips to help you emotionally prepare your children to return to school with confidence, optimism and excitement.

10 Tips to Stop the Summer Slide

Learning shouldn’t stop just because school is out. In fact, stepping too far away from the books can result in a learning loss. However, research has shown that encouraging kids to read just six books, or 20 minutes a day, over the summer can help prevent the summer slide.

Fun, Healthy Lunchbox Ideas

The daily routine of packing foods for lunchtime may seem boring, but the food inside those lunchboxes doesn't have to be. Consider your students' personality when planning school lunches.

16 Thoughtful Questions to Ask besides 'How Was School?'

We all know the drill: the door slams in the carpool pickup lane and your child buckles in. “How was school?” you ask. And the answer… “Okay.” The conversation is dead before it starts.

Here are some thoughtful questions you can ask that won't get one-word answers. 

Trusting God With Your Child

For those parents struggling to know whether to send their children to public school or home-school - you're not alone.  Here's one parent's candid skirmish with God on what to do - and His surprising response!

Ease Kids Back into School with Confidence

If you think starting or transferring to a new school might be difficult for your child, consider these strategies to help ease both of you into a more comfortable place and build confidence for a successful school year.

Sharpen Students’ Minds with Proper Nutrition

Bells will soon be ringing, and parents may experience déjá vu for the first several weeks of school. That’s because the early part of each new school year is commonly spent reversing the effect of “summer brain drain” – when kids lose skills they mastered the previous year.

How can a proper diet help reverse this trend?

Church Buys School Supplies for Every Student at Their Local Elementary School

Parkview Mennonite Church in Hillsboro, Kansas decided to put works with their faith and made a wonderfully generous donation to a local elementary school, opting to purchase academic supplies for every single student due to attend! 

See what happened when this local church body decided to be a blessing to their whole community...!

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