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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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The Story of the Candy Cane (for children)

Dr. George Grant delivered this fabulous sermon about the true history of the Candy Cane, from medieval times through today. It’s a great opportunity for children and parents alike.  Enjoy!

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Enroll in Kindergarten Now to Save More than $2,200

You Can Save More than $2,200 on our Early KINDERGARTEN ENROLLMENT We are now enrolling for Kindergarten for the 2015-16 school year. SHAP families can save MORE THAN $2,200 by enrolling in our Kindergarten by April 1, 2015. Any current preschool student who is five years old by August 15, 2015 is eligible for our […]

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January 2, 2019

Childhood, the Foundation for the Rest of Life

At Spring Hill Academy Preschool we are committed to the proposition that training young children involves “laying foundations in life and learning because childhood is not a dress rehearsal.” What we mean is that we ought to have a dual focus in training young children because we only get one opportunity to do it. Developing […]

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The Best You Can with What You Have

The Best You Can with What You Have “…for I have learned in whatever situation I am to be content.” Philipians 4:11 There is a story told about a famous violinist that ought to be inspiring to any parent. Itzhak Perlman, a world-renowned violinist, had polio as a child and wears leg braces and uses […]

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They Disappeared Around the Corner…

“…For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away.” James 4:14 Do you know the lyrics to the song by Harry Chapin entitled, “Cats in the Cradle”? You should. My child arrived just the other day He came to the world in the usual […]

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The One Thing You Can do to Guarantee Your Child Lives a Life of Failure and Unhappiness

You may be asking, “who in their right mind, would ever want anything but success for their children?” Good question. My answer: too many parents, that’s who. How? By neglecting the self-conscious development of this one thing in their child: good character. There is a big difference between allowing the child to acquire their character […]

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Just Say No (Part 2)

In my last article I quoted from nationally known Pastor, John Piper’s very helpful observations to rescue parents from what he calls “the folly of laissez-faire parenting.” I offer these excellent insights for you as a help and encouragement. I will reserve my comments for another article but simply say that I am in agreement […]

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Just Say No…Early

“The rod and rebuke give wisdom, but a child left to himself brings shame to his mother.” Proverbs 29:15 Young children inescapably learn. Their habits begin to be established even while in the womb. It is never a question of habits or no habits, it’s a question of how are you building their habits and […]

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Holding the Future in Your Hands

“…his disciples took him by night and let him down through an opening in the wall, lowering him in a basket.” Acts 9:25 I was 18 years old. It was my first week in basic training and the pace of change was intentional, fast, and dramatic. One of the goals of military basic training (aka, […]

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