Inspiring Greatness

  ‘On October 3, 1904, I opened the doors of my school, with an enrollment of five little girls…whose parents paid me fifty cents’ weekly tuition…I considered cash money as the smallest part of ...

Leftovers

If you have ever visited my personal blog, you may have noticed the brilliant photo on the footer. The Fuel sign is both the title and the focus of my little writings here. You get it right? Fuel for...

Preschool at Home

As I said in last month’s post, we prefer to be very laid back about what we do with our preschool and JK/SK aged kids. This year, we have a 4 year old who is chomping at the bit to “play school”, as...

Motivation

Motivation is such a wonderful thing. It gives us energy to pursue our goals.  Motivation can urge us onward toward of a myriad of accomplishments. It makes us excited to achieve and keeps us on trac...

Scavenger Hunts!

One of our favorite “boredom busters” is a good scavenger hunt! Before the kids could read, the list of things to find had to be presented orally by me (or drawn on paper with pictures an...

Keep Focused on the Eternal

“Pick Me, Pick Me!” – the sound of laughter, giggles and voices fill the air.  But, there are other voices that are not being heard by the human ear.  The fear of not being picked, ...

Embroidering Audubon

“I never for a day gave up listening to the songs of our birds, or watching their peculiar habits, or delineating them in the best way I could.” -John James Audubon Observation is a power...