Bloomfield Blog

Rewarding Character in Youth Sports

It's no secret that classical Christian schools focus intently on the serious business of academics. You might naturally wonder, then, about the role of the athletics program in such a school.

You might even be tempted to assume that a school...

5 Benefits of Teaching Phonics for Preschoolers and Kindergartners

It is a parent' s delight to see their child grow and develop. Your child’s first step, first word and reading for the first time are milestones every parent loves to witness. Most children naturally learn to walk and talk but learning to read...

5 Free Outside Summer Activities for Preschoolers

It’s finally summer and school is out!  How do we keep our little ones occupied without the structure of school? We don’t need expensive toys or pool privileges. Going outside with your kids and exploring God’s creation in your own backyard can...

Christ-Centered Parenting

I was asked to pen a blog on how to raise Christlike children from our oldest daughter which is surprising since I am often reminded of my parental shortcomings of our 3 children, ages 28, 25, and 21.  Still, here are 5 tips that helped us raise...

The Magic of Reading Aloud

Children are gaining literacy from infancy – reading the expressions on faces, learning the rhythm or beat in a song or poem, beginning to associate spoken words with objects, experiences or emotions. The rate at which they absorb it all and...