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Clapham Blog

When Reading Doesn't Come Easy - A Mother's Perspective

Not long ago I picked up a much-anticipated and highly acclaimed book. I had waited long on the library hold list to get a copy. With the kids finally all tucked in bed, I climbed into my own bed to get comfy for a night of reading A Gentleman in...

The Need To Be Equipped, Part 1: Biblical Examples and Wilberforce

At the 2019 Fall Benefit I addressed the topic “The Need To Be Equipped,” meaning the idea that our children need to be equipped in order to become the intentional servants of Christ that our vision imagines. My aim was to address a couple of...

Alumna Highlight: Eden Parker

Eden Parker attended Clapham School from fifth to eighth grade, and took math and humanities at Clapham before the high school was fully formed. After she graduated high school, she went on to study at Wheaton College, and graduated in 2018. Eden...

Improving Study Habit Efficiency: 9 Tips from Outside the Box

I have been tinkering with “experimental” studying for most of my academic life. For instance, in high school, I would sleep and work at two-hour rotating intervals during exam week. This, I do not recommend!

11 Tips to Raise A Child Who Loves to Read

A guiding question that we have asked ourselves a million times throughout the child-rearing years is: What does it Matter in Eternity?   The answer to this question has guided us in making choices that shaped our family's lives not only for the...

Receiving God’s Help in the New Year

The new year is quickly approaching and with it that predictable yet daunting question: “Are you making any new year’s resolutions this year?” 

The Sheep

Terrible twos or terrific twos? In “Manger Scene Mishap,” a viral video of a children’s Christmas program, a two-year-old girl dressed as a sheep upsets the live nativity scene by taking the doll out of the manger … twice.

 

Christmas Traditions

By Joleen Steel