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Clapham Blog

Babysitting: An Antidote to Entitlement!

 

Sometimes it seems to gradually creep in, other times it rears its ugly head seemingly out of nowhere. The beast I am describing is Entitlement. Subtle hints of it can become entrenched patterns, and we recognize it in our children or teens...

How to Talk to Friends about Clapham School

Have you ever found yourself wanting to talk to your friends about the incredible education students are receiving at Clapham School, but you have trouble sharing the basics? You’re not alone! In our fast-paced world, it can be difficult to...

Handel's Messiah: The Consequences of an Idea

"I did see all heaven before me and the great God himself..."

 George Frideric Handel

The story of the Messiah by George Frideric Handel is drawn from numerous strands that intertwine together to bring the Word through music to millions every...

5 Breakfast Favorites with Exam Week Upgrades!

Kid-favorite breakfasts can unfortunately be heavy on simple carbohydrates, setting up our kids for a mid-morning crash. While possibly passable on a typical weekday morning, these breakfasts can easily be upgraded and supercharged to give our...

20 Skills Every High Schooler Should Master Before Leaving Your Home

Twelve years of formal schooling and maybe an additional two for Preschool and Kindergarten, and suddenly you come face to face with sending your child off to college. Is he prepared? Will she succeed? In a sense, every moment since birth has led...

Fall Benefit 2019 Video Invitation

Here is short video invitation and description of the Fall Gala and Benefit by Chris and Ashley Stiernagle:

A Principled Approach to College Planning

 

 

There are thousands of colleges to choose from in the United States. When you include trade schools, community colleges, international universities and gap year programs, the number of options can be overwhelming. Where should students and...

3 Ways to Develop Trust with Your Child’s Teacher

 

The first day of school is a big deal. This is the day you choose to entrust your most precious treasures with another adult, called teacher. This is the day you drive away thinking, “Will they be okay?” I’ve been there as a parent and...