Development

Communication is Key

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“Stop, drop and roll if your clothes catch fire.” “Dial 911 for an emergency.” Fire fighters visit preschools to teach young children these sayings. It’s rare to meet a first grader who doesn’t know what to do in an emergency — the directions are so clear a child can easily remember what to do.

Encouraging Gentleness in Boys

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Instead of trying to stifle a boy’s natural propensity for competition and aggression, parents should make every effort to channel them. Boys are the future men of the world. They need to be handled with care.

Gift of Grace

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Pray as if everything depended on God. Act as if everything depended on you. The one who rises from prayer a better person, that prayer has been answered. – The Gates of Prayer for the Sabbath, a Jewish prayer book

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