Bloomfield Blog

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...

Beloved Winter Traditions of BCS

Winter in southeastern Michigan can seem quite long, often stretching from Thanksgiving to Easter. Since most of the school year is set, therefore, during wintertime, it is best for students, families, and teachers alike to learn to embrace the...

4 Practices that Prepare a Child for Kindergarten

Kindergarten is an exciting time in a child’s life. For many children, it is the first time they will spend away from the familiarity of the home environment.

Kindergarten is where habits, friendships, and lasting lessons are first formed. What...