Last night we began our annual week long silent retreat. Please join me for it!!
I find that the end of the school year is often bittersweet. It is exciting to have another year finished and summer activities begin (like working in my garden, where I found these baby birds)! Read more
Preschoolers always miss out on afternoon fun because they are napping at that time. So, when the whole school scheduled their end-of-the-year Field Day for afternoon, I decided to have our own in the morning.
It was a blast!! Read more
You might think preschoolers are a little young to learn the Rosary, but it’s really the perfect age. They listen with such innocence and eagerness! Read more
After 6 years in this Benedictine community, I will make my Final Profession in July. I am living proof of St. Benedict’s words of wisdom: “The road that leads to salvation is bound to be narrow at the outset.” It’s been narrow at times, but I’m still on the road!
My Sisters have been instrumental in keeping me upright and moving in the right direction. They have always offered an understanding shoulder and a listening ear. They have become my new family, for which I am deeply grateful! Read more
Our Farm Babies unit got even better today during Jesus Time. This is all thanks to a wonderful blog called God Made the Farm Animals.
Thanks, once again, to the selfless parents and teachers out there who share their work with everyone for the good of all our kids. It really does take a village. I’m glad you’re in mine!!!
It’s a good thing I love the song. And right now we’re singing it as we learn about farms. Why? Because it helps teach farm vocabulary! Read more
The Road to Eternal Life by Michael Casey, OSB, is filled with gems. One line that struck me today is, “Monastic life, spiritual life is all about becoming a learner, a disciple.”
In school to become teachers, we were taught that we needed to be – and create – life-long learners. This is a goal that we seek to accomplish with every child. It’s why we teach! Read more
We were lucky to get Smart Boards here at Our Lady of Grace a couple of years ago … and I don’t think I could get by without one anymore. (Well, maybe I could. But I wouldn’t want to.) Read more
Of course preschoolers do not read on their own, so that means our minutes include being read to. Read more