Developing Life Skills for Your 6th Grader

Developing life skills in your 6th grader may feel like an uphill battle. The middle school years can be hugely challenging for students and parents alike. The perfect storm of hormones, academic pressure, and excessive peer-drama can lead to your child resembling a raging pre-teen monster from time to time. And getting that monster to do their own laundry? That

Starting A Habit of Family Prayer

Getting into the habit of family prayer can feel awkward in the beginning. What do you say? When do you do it? How formal does it need to be? The first step is to relax! Family prayer can be a beautiful, comforting part of your family’s daily dynamic once you get in the swing of it. Here are a few

Key Features of the Best Christian Schools

If you are seeking the best Christian schools for your children, there are a few key features you need to look for. Not all private Christian schools are created equal. If you are going to invest your hard-earned funds into a Christian education, make sure it’s the best. Here’s how to find the ideal fit for your family through some

Teaching Your Teen Biblical Values in Everyday Life

Teaching Biblical values to your teenager can feel like a daunting task. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the sheer volume of conflicting messages they are bombarded with on a daily basis. The influence of peers and media can seem all-consuming. But fear not, because your teenagers are listening to you far more than you may realize. No matter how

Academic Excellence and Spiritual Formation: Where They Meet

When planning for your child’s future success, academic excellence is always a priority. But academics and intellect aren’t everything; your student’s spiritual formation is just as critical a component to their overall wellbeing. You might be surprised to learn that academic excellence and spiritual formation overlap a great deal in the Venn diagram of success. They work hand in hand

Barna Research: FCS is Delivering What Parents Want

This just in: according to the latest research, Fredericksburg Christian School is delivering exactly what parents want. Barna has reported an exhaustive study of the top needs of parents when it comes to what they are looking for in a private Christian school. Number one was safety, followed by quality teachers, academic excellence, and character development. Here’s a breakdown of

Advanced Academics: Not the Only Key to a Well-Rounded Education

Choosing the right school for your child is a critical decision that will have a lasting impact on your family. While a program that is rooted in Biblical principles will shape the person your child becomes, advanced academics also have a vital role to play.

Ten tips for raising a Christian Leader

Ten Tips for Raising Christian Leaders

Our country needs Christian leaders ready to lead in business, government, entertainment, in the sciences, and in our churches. As a Christian parent, you probably seek to give your child opportunities to learn how to be a helper at home and church, and work to build their confidence and wisdom.