The 7 C’s of Resilience

Philadelphia pediatrician and author Kenneth Ginsburg asserts that “young people live up or down to expectations we set for them. They need adults who believe in them unconditionally and hold them to the high expectations of being compassionate, generous, and creative.” Dr. Ginsburg has identified “Seven C’s of Resilience” as a road map for helping […]

The Master Plan

What do George School, Solebury School, Pennington, Blair Academy, Abington Friends, Berkeley Carroll, Grace Church, Lawrenceville Academy, German Academy, and many other leading secondary schools all have in common? They all want students from Buckingham Friends School to enroll and contribute to the quality of their educational environment and community next year. It is clear […]

7 Tips for Raising Caring Kids

Work to develop caring, loving relationships with your kids. Be a strong moral role model and mentor. Make caring for others a priority and set high ethical expectations. Provide opportunities for children to practice caring and gratitude. Expand your child’s circle of concern. Promote children’s ability to be ethical thinkers and positive change-makers in their […]

Mind, Body, and Self-Esteem!

The mood in the Sydney Fox’s woodshop is always purposeful and productive as students in First Grade through Eighth Grade industriously invest in designing, constructing, and completing a range of projects from toolboxes to clocks to tables to doghouses, and more. Few classes develop every learner’s mind, body, and self-esteem quite like woodshop. The principal […]