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“Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”

-William Butler Yeats

My List of 100 Dreams

This week, I read a copy of The Blue Castle by L.M. Montgomery for my book club.  It was everything you would expect from a book by L.M. Montgomery: descriptive characters, a relatable heroine and of course, a love story. Valancy Stirling is the protagonist in this novel and although only... Read More

How to be Awesome

I’ll be honest, I wasn’t the best student, not terrible either, generally A’s and B’s, but not really applied or driven.  I certainly wasn’t the one taking AP classes or getting college credit in high school.  I basically did what I had to for the grade and got out. College,... Read More

Gifts your kids will love

Time, love, attention, guidance: these are, of course, the best gifts we can give our kids, but sometimes we do need to give them an actual gift.  One big question, I have had over the years, is what to purchase for holidays or birthdays that they enjoy, doesn’t add too much clutter... Read More

The Quote That Saved My Morning

The other day, before the early morning rush, I read a quote in my early morning Facebook perusal on how children learn best from the way we act. After reading it,  I stopped and pondered what that meant and if it were true and then went about my day.  Little... Read More

Pithy

Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links, which means that if you choose to purchase through these links I will receive a small commission at no cost to you, thank you. I woke this morning with a panicky feeling in my gut.  The panic was a vague sense that I had... Read More