Fall Book Club – Chapter 5

Chapter 5 – Empathetic Children Can Keep Their Cool If you have any experience working with children, you know that there are often disagreements. Children pretty much speak their minds and aren’t shy about holding their feelings back. As parents and mentors to children and youth it can often be difficult to help find a […]

Camp Store Christmas Shopping

Hey everyone! The Christmas Season is here and we want to help you with your Christmas shopping! Check out our camp store offerings for a limited time and help spread cheer with some of our favorite Hollymont gear! Shop the Camp Store

Fall Book Club- Chapters 3 and 4

In this edition of our Book Club we will wrap up the first section of the book UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World by Michele Borba. We have covered the importance of this topic as we raise our children, as well as the first two practical steps in developing empathy- recognizing feelings […]

Fall Book Club- Chapters 1 and 2

We are continuing our series on the book UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World and in this post we will look at the first 2 chapters of the book.  Chapter 1 deals with the importance of helping kids recognize feelings and Chapter 2 addresses helping them develop a moral identity. In the […]

Fall Book Club – Introduction

Welcome to the Hollymont blog and book club! Yes – book club. Let’s read and learn together about what our girls need to succeed and grow into who God created them to be.  Feel free to read along and email your comments to me at amy@hollymont.com or just join me on the blog as I […]

Back to School

Back to School.  The three words kids dread hearing. Early mornings, long days and homework all begin to crowd our thoughts as we eek out those last few days of freedom in the sun. The one part of back to school I LOVED was the back to school shopping – and I am sure there […]