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August 13, 2013

What Mourning Children Need Returning to School

by ChristianWorks

This school year thousands of children and teens will be returning to the classroom in North Texas and around the U.S. after the death of a close family member.  According to statistics 4% of single parents in the U.S. are widowed, and 13.9% of those widowed parent households have children 12 and under.  Additional children […]

August 12, 2012

Melanie’s Things to Consider When It Comes to School:

by ChristianWorks

Change is tough no matter what–give your child time and a safe space to express his/her fears, concerns and excitement. 1. Go over their schedule and if possible have them visit, meet the teacher prior. Go back to your earliest memories of school–what did you feel when you revisited that time? What happened? Who was with […]

February 15, 2012

Simple Joy

by ChristianWorks

Don’t you just love the little girl at the end of the video!  Despite all the attempts by the school photographer to remove her smile, she stays focused on the job at hand—to smile.  Simple, really.  Just keep smiling. Yet, amid all the distractions around us it tends to be hard for us to do […]