Thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, the last year and a half has largely been an unsolicited academic and emotional rollercoaster ride for students, teachers and parents. Unsure of what’s to […]
Finishing the school year strong
As we slouch toward the end of the school year, I send my kids out the door each morning with the same refrain: “Finish strong!” I call to them as they head to the bus stop. They placate me with an insincere thumbs-up or grumble something I can’t quite make out, but at least I know they heard me. Here are four ways to help kids push themselves across their finish lines.
How much activity is too much?
The ability to multitask has become a badge of honor in our society. With the idea that we can “have it all” if we can “do it all,” we push […]
Taking Care of God’s creations
Things are looking a little different here on Teaching Catholic Kids. The monthly activities you have come to love will still live here but we are excited to offer you […]
Helping Kids Manage Stress
The beginning of the school year brings new friends, new things to learn and some structure, but starting school again can also bring stress. The National Institute of Mental Health […]