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by: Joyce Trigger, Shady Oak Christian School Owner and Director I really love Christmas. My birthday is in December, and I remember cherishing the sights and scents, and, especially, the sounds of Christmas. As a young teenager, I thought the song, “Silver Bells”, was written just for me and the other shoppers rushing home with…

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Sweet September. Of course it’s still warm in Houston, but there’s a light at the end of the hot, humid tunnel and pumpkin spice lattes are just around the corner. The start of school is a great opportunity to pause and take a look at our lives and decide what we want- for ourselves and…

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READINESS CLASSROOMS                       PRE-K/BRIDGE CLASSROOMS Week 3 Focus on Classroom Environment in Shady Oak Pre-K & Bridge, and Readiness Classrooms. At Shady Oak we are inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach to education. In this approach ther are 3 teachers of children: the parent, the classroom teachers, and the environment. The environment is “a setting designed to…

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By:  Brandie Trigger Mitchell, RN, BSN, LMT Sweet September. Of course it’s still warm in Houston, but there’s a light at the end of the hot, humid tunnel and pumpkin spice lattes are just around the corner. The start of school is a great opportunity to pause and take a look at our lives and…

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Hygge: An Introduction by Emily Scherer Huga-what? Hygge, pronounced “huew-geh” (or the Americanized “hoo-gah”), is a beautiful word from Denmark. While it has no one word for word meaning, it is translated for us as the art of creating warmth, comfort, and wellbeing through connection, treasuring the moment, and surrounding yourself with things you love.…

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