Faculty, students and administrators share their insights and personal experiences on various topics.
The content of this blog is solely written by members of the Detroit Country Day School constituency. Blogs are published monthly.
*This blog is still under construction as we continue to migrate content from our previous blog site.
How often do you wonder if your child’s behavior is normal?
Now might be a good time to know there is no such thing as normal!
"Thanks for being my in-school mom." "Thank you for making me feel like I had a home in school."
Science has taught us that a baby is born with 100 billion neurons, each with about 2,500 synaptic connections. That means, every time you talk, sing, dance, read, yell, move, criticize, encourage, or soothe a child, you are quite literally shaping their brains.
In this day and age, there is a surplus of stressors in our daily lives. These, of course, can be positive or negative, but each type of stress can potentially detract from overall happiness in the present moment.
A life lived in service of others is a life well lived. As a math teacher, I don’t often study history, but I was struck by how this message seems to be echoed by some of the most revered historical figures our world has ever seen.