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General interest to all parents

General interest to all parents

Attention: Why It Comes First and How to Cultivate It

The culture and the environment we have created relentlessly assaults our children's senses and minds. The result is nothing less than a cultural attention deficit. This workshop claims that what we pay attention to and how we pay attention to it are the most formative (and therefore important) thing about us. Why is this so important? How can we cultivate attentiveness in our children and ourselves? Come and think!

Are Your Kids Ready for Their Digital Future?

In days of old, boys and girls learned how to use the tools they would need to make them successful. In today’s world almost all careers require digital tools like computers and tablets. Will your kids be ready to excel in this digital world? This workshop will cover the types of digital tools kids will need to know about in order to excel in almost any career. Presenter will lead participants through major categories of software that all kids should know. Participants will be provided with links to the software mentioned.

Witches and Wizards and Wands, Oh My!—a Parent's Guide to Fantasy, Fiction and Faith

As fantasy grows ever more popular in our culture, books and movies teem with elements that many Christian parents find objectionable. How can we equip our children to engage and influence their culture while protecting them from its evils? Adam makes a case for a type of reading that can accomplish both of these goals while also providing a vision for the Christian imagination that can restore our civilization to its roots in the transcendent God of all worlds, seen and unseen.