Perry Coghlan

Spring Hill Academy Preschool Celebrates 12 Years Serving Local Families

Spring Hill, TN: Walt Disney once said, “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” This week celebrates the twelve year anniversary of a Spring Hill couple pursuing their dream. On November 10, 2004, Perry and Patsy Coghlan opened their doors at Spring Hill Academy Preschool. This Texas-raised family […]

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Parents, There is No Silver Bullet So Stop Looking For One

Seth Godin, best selling author and highly in-demand speaker, wrote recently about “The one thing that will change everything.” As baseball fans are apt to say, “he hit it outta’ the park! Godin wrote: That introduction you need. The capital that your organization is trying to raise. The breakthrough in what you’re building… Have you […]

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Read To Your Children

Parents too often neglect and underestimate the power of forming the inescapable habits of thought and life in their young children. By young, I mean age 18 and under! Along with neglecting the opportunities we have to self consciously form and direct the thinking and life choices of our children is the tendency parents have […]

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The Power of Parenting

Mom and dad, you underestimate your influence with your children. I recently watched the movie about the life of Jackie Robinson entitled “42.” It was centered upon his life as a baseball player, both in the minor and major leagues. It was for me, a powerful movie. One scene in particular was deeply moving, probably […]

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The Content of Their Character

In arguably, one of the most influential speeches of the 20th century, Martin Luther King Jr. said the following, “I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” “The […]

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Words, Words, Words

“In the Beginning was the Word…” John 1:1 One of my favorite teachers is the Christian apologist named Ravi Zacharias. If you have never heard of him, or listened to him, go as quickly as you can and find his free podcasts and give him a listen. There are few in the world today that […]

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Low Expectations and Missed Opportunities

As I sit here writing this article I am listening to a little girl who has been enrolled in our Preschool for about two years. She just turned five. She is waiting for her mom to come get her because she has a fever. As she waits, she is looking over the seatwork from her […]

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Parents…Read to Your Children

Good stories are captivating, especially for young children. Well told stories are powerful. There is a reason that all of us, at some point, can be captivated by the power of a well told story. We are made for story. We are a living story even as we witness the writing of our own story […]

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Save On Toddler Care!

SAVE OVER $500 PER YEAR ON TODDLER CARE Register for our Toddler Care Class (The Teddy Bears) by April 1, 2015 and SAVE OVER $500 Due to the many, many requests from our parents, we are opening a TODDLER CARE CLASS for children 18 to 24 month old. SPACE is VERY, VERY Limited. Our target […]

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Childhood Is Not a Dress Rehearsal

The grandson, of a lady I know, has to take annual physicals at M.D. Anderson. It is a world-renowned hospital in Houston that specializes in cancer. Her grandson, Sean, is an adult now, but has been taking these physicals since childhood. She related this story: “He confessed it is always a stressful experience, to go […]

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