How to listen to your child’s heart language

Your children are speaking to you all the time, they are just not using words.  Nor do they necessarily speak a language that we can understand – we need to listen a little closer. With a little practice and care, you can read your child’s […]

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The art of paying attention

Being a parent is sometimes a bit like being a DJ.  Think about it for a moment.  If you have more than one child, chances are that once they hit school going age, you will find yourself juggling so many things at the same time.  […]

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Affirm your child and see them grow

Children who are affirmed and grow up with a positive self-image are a joy to us all. When your child struggles with self-confidence or you see their love tank is heading towards empty, affirm their value and identity to fill them up.  Try the 20 […]

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Debunking mom myths

Before I had children, I never gave a second thought about being a mom. Soon after I fell pregnant and even after I had my first child, everything changed.  I also discovered a few myths about parenting. I even brought my husband a cup of […]

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Blooming kids

Allow your children the freedom to bloom, when they are ready and when you’ve given them all they need to flourish right where they are. I have started running again after a 2 month break due to illness.  So, yesterday, I donned my shoes and […]

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Relationships to last a lifetime

It’s the start of a new school year here in South Africa.  There are so many firsts happening every day and we love to celebrate and remember them.  How did you handle that first day when you dropped them off at school?  I was listening […]

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Babies, teenagers & time

Recently, one of my friends gave birth to a baby girl. She and her husband were a little anxious about the arrival of this new life. You see they work in a cross cultural environment, one where girls are not as highly valued as boys.  […]

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Dare to dream

Two nights ago one of my dreams was fulfilled.  I had always wanted to write a book and so I embarked on that journey last year.  It was a fun process, filled with more joy than I could’ve imagined.  But never in a million years […]

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COURAGE TO PARENT WELL

Parenting is a high calling! Parenting is unpredictable Parenting is a grand adventure Parenting takes courage Courage is defined as the ability to do something that frightens one.  It requires bravery.  When I first became a mom, I didn’t have a clue.  My eldest son […]

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