That Awkward Preteen

Posted by Johnny Kluever on

preteen (adjective); relating to a child just under the age of thirteen. Preteens can be awkward at times. I am confident that most kids who fall into the preteen age category would confirm that for you. Even the definition seems a little indirect on how to define them. It can be difficult...

Sore Loser

Posted by Phil Bettison on

Are you a sore loser? I taught middle school drama. To clarify, it was the stage kind of drama. The students needed no help creating their own drama. Middle school theatre. Fun, right? Oh yeah! I had a blast. I only taught for one year, so I have quite a bit of experience. (that’s a...

What's on Your Wishlist?

Posted by Matt Feria on

I know that I am not the only one who rushes to make a list of everything that I want for Christmas as soon as December hits. Or November… okay, October. It’s finally the time of year when I can ask all of my loved ones for the things I want without it being weird, and I do not plan...

Bullying

Posted by Robin Kluever on

Bullying can happen anywhere and to anyone. We want to help stop bullying at church, school, online, and in the community. Some feel that bullying is a normal right of passage in growing up. It isn’t!! There will always be conflicts between kids, but bullying is intentional cruelty...

Blended Families: Part 2

Posted by Robin Kluever on

Blending two families has its challenges but the love and opportunities can far outweigh the struggles of adjusting to the blend! Here is Part 2 of our blog on Blended Families. If you missed Part 1, read it here. Sonja and Kevin are a part of our church as well and they answered questions to...

Blended Families: Part 1

Posted by Robin Kluever on

Blending two families has its challenges but the love and opportunities can far outweigh the struggles of adjusting to the blend! In an effort to smooth your way, we have some tips from blended families right here at Eastern Hills and resources that may get you to a “Happy Blend&rdquo...