Living joyfully

What joy and smile it brings to see a child hugging their mother. Or a young rose in bloom or the smell of freshly cut lawn. What joy it brings to feel loved and to love. It lightens the soul and heals the heart. We […]

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Serve your children your best

Our family is a ‘foodie’ family.  We love experimenting with new tastes and flavours.  When you serve a meal, you would normally serve the best to your guests, right? You don’t give them the scraped parts at the bottom of the pan.  When we parent […]

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Don’t stop praying for your children

Prayer is something beautiful.  Prayer is what we do in the secret place and prayer is essential.  We know our children by talking to them and spending time with them.  Prayer is a lot like that.  We get to know God by talking to Him […]

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Healthy online thoughts for parents (part 2)

I’ve been doing a lot of thinking and talking around screen time, social media and various online activities. I don’t think we realised the effect that the internet would have on lives when it entered our lives.  These days we all have to navigate new […]

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SELF-CARE LESSONS FROM PRE-SCHOOLERS

Self-care is a term that I hear a lot about these days, but I often dismiss it and think I tackle it another day.  Taking care of and raising children is pretty high up on my priority list but like most Moms, I am notoriously […]

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The other side of grief

What does grief look like on the other side?  I have learnt over the past year that grief has many faces.  For a few years, I walked on the one side of grief. I had written an article about loss last year whilst my Dad […]

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2 myths working moms believe

As a mother, my job is to take care of the possible and trust God with the impossible* .  Did you know that working moms up by 800% since 1860?  In the USA 65-75% moms work and in SA, most homes run by single moms.  […]

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YOUR CHILD’S BRAIN & THEIR MEMORIES

“It’s great to reminisce about good memories of my past. It was enjoyable when it was today. So learning to enjoy today has two benefits: it gives me happiness right now, and it becomes a good memory later.”  George Foreman What will you be remembered […]

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Your happiness is not directly proportional to your child’s happiness

Your job as a parent is not to make your children happy and your happiness is not directly proportional to your their happiness.  One of your roles is to draw out their specific and unique gifts or talents.  Repeat after me: “I am not here […]

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NEWSFLASH: There are no perfect parents

Yes, you read correctly. There are no perfect parents in this world. We are all imperfect beings and, therefore, are raise imperfect children. This thought gripped my heart recently when I realized (again) that my children are being raised by a mom and dad with […]

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