Pinecrest Blog

List of 5 news stories.

  • How to Cultivate Your Children’s Faith at Home

    In the fast-paced world we live in, finding time to teach our children about our faith can be a challenge. Yet, the home is not only where we live, but also where we shape the spiritual foundation of our children. People often say that the family acts as the domestic church. Here, the first seeds of faith take root, and our children learn to pray and nurture their relationship with God. In this blog post, we'll explore the concept of micro-evangelization, focusing on those little moments that can have a profound impact on our children's faith journey.
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  • The Importance of Unstructured Breaks for Students

    Incorporating frequent, outdoor unstructured breaks that allow for free play during a school day is very beneficial to school-aged children. If you consider the highly competitive nature of standardized tests and the growing pressure on students - and teachers - to perform at greater levels, the academic stakes are high. This can be especially true for middle school children who are already going through a changing and transitional period. But what about the mental, physical, social, and emotional stakes?
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  • The Four Basics

    Summer Break is over, and another school year begins! As parents, we know it can be a busy time of year trying to fit in all of the back-to-school events, sports, and extracurricular activities. Not to mention getting back to a regular bedtime and routine…with the sun still blazing at bedtime!
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  • This Pilgrim’s Progress…

    Over the years, it has been a privilege and a blessing to accompany our High School Juniors to Washington DC for what has become known as the DC Pilgrimage. The 2022 pilgrimage was in one word - AMAZING. The culmination was the March for Life, but the entire trip became an opportunity for students to experience integral formation in action. This year included the class of 2022 and 2023 (COVID-19 kept juniors from attending in 2021).
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  • Amy Bowman and her future husband at Homecoming 1999.

    Am I just Old-Fashioned?

    For the past several weeks, my social media pages have been plastered with pictures that my friends across the country are posting of their children at Homecoming. These are friends from California to Georgia, from large schools to small schools - public and private, alike. Something about these photos has struck a chord, and I have found myself giving a lot of thought to modern fashion trends for youth today.
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