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Which season are you in?

26 Feb 2018 Posted by Ms. Yoko in General, Teaching

This was a question I was asked the other day. The next moment I thought to myself, “I am over 40, so if I divide my life in four seasons, I would naturally fall into autumn.” However, the question continued a little longer. The complete…

Weekly Round-Up: February 12-16

19 Feb 2018 Posted by Alisha in General, School Life

Weekly Round-Up: February 12-16   This week was another busy week at Yokohama Christian School.   Of course, the highlight of the week was Valentine’s Day. Students were all instructed to make Valentine’s for their classmates. Part of the fun in the preschool classes was…

It’s Vacation Time Again!

06 Jan 2018 Posted by Ms. Linda in General, Tips for Parents

(Website Admin apologizes for the delay in posting this blog by Ms. Linda. We hope that the holiday season has been a relaxing and blessed time.)   I, too, as a parent remember the days of long summer, spring, winter and fall breaks.  Almost always…

Have Fun this Mid-Term Break!

19 Oct 2017 Posted by Alisha in General, Tips for Parents

With Mid-Term Break Coming up, here are a few things going on in Yokohama to pass the time. Some are free and others are not, but I hope the information proves useful.   Hakkeijima Sea Paradise   Located in Kanazawa-ku in Yokohama. Hakkeijima features an…

How Much Sleep Does My Child Need?

19 Sep 2017 Posted by Alisha in General

Sleep. All humans, young and old, need sleep. We all know what a lack of sleep looks and feels like, or do we? Most first time parents are amazed at how much an infant can sleep. Little bodies need extra sleep for all of the…

Summer Reading List

23 Jun 2017 Posted by Ms. Linda in General

Parenting Help We can always use a little help from our friends. Why try it alone… Some recommended books to read over the summer. My First, Second & Third Attempts at Parenting  Although it’s not a “how to” book, it definitely points to what’s most…

Reflections on a Trip of a Lifetime

02 Mar 2017 Posted by Ms. Linda in General

I had the privilege of going with my husband to fulfill his dream of going to Israel. Reflecting back on 12 unforgettable days in Israel,  people asked what stood out or what do you take away from it?  There were so many things, but one…