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Clapham Blog

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...

An Evening with Andy Crouch

Clapham School invites you to an Evening Lecture and Q&A with Andy Crouch, author of Culture Making: Recovering our Creative Calling & The Tech-Wise Family: Everyday Steps for Putting Technology in its Place. 

Lecture Title: “Culture...

10 Tips to Encourage Dinner Time Conversation

Tonight's dinner was Thai Red Curry - and as we sat talking, by the end we were discussing if it is possible to drive from here to Hong Kong. So we tightened the query to whether it is possible to drive from Alaska to Russia. We were pondering...

Podcasts for the Very Young and Young at Heart

Instead of turning to screen time to entertain or babysit your young children, have you considered letting them listen to a podcast? Podcasts can be fun, entertaining, and great for the imagination.

What Are We Watching Tonight?

 

Family movie night is a joyful time for families to gather and have fun together while sharing some peace and quiet. Hopefully, a good time can be had by all, and mom doesn't have to intervene to calm down sibling rivalry.

A Call for Focus in Learning: Part 3 - Practicing Attention

You are studying for Physics. It’s hard. The content is difficult. And truthfully, it’s a little boring. You turn on your music and grab your headphones. Some music will surely help you focus and break up the boredom, right? A text comes through....

Beyond the Allowance: 5 Ways to Build Your Child’s Financial Literacy

Making Allowance for Allowance

I knew I was going to be tackling the subject of allowance in this blog, so I thought I'd invite the input of my kids around the dinner table. I wanted to get a feel for how they viewed money, ownership and a good work ethic. It was fascinating...