Tag: parenting

Working for Yourself is not Always about Self Employment

I was working for my kids, working for my husband and working for my church. But I forgot what it meant to work for myself. It took a friendly reminder to get my focus back on track. I’m better for it, and so will you be.


March 21, 2018 0

How I got My Son to do Devotions…and Love It.

I am often very fluid when it comes to my own devotions, so making a time to gather the kids to sit around and listen to me wax lyrical and then ask them a bunch of deep and meaningfuls (groan), not to mention throwing homework into the mix – I was on the verge of giving up. If you ignore it, it goes away right?!


March 14, 2018 0

Three ways to Praise your Kids that will Prepare them for Adulthood

Are we overvaluing our children? Is that even a thing? According to a recent study done by Ohio State University, the engulfing praise of our kids is creating a generation of narcissistic brats. Confession Ok…so I might be one of those parents that heaps praise on my kids. Do I praise them too much? Who…
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March 24, 2017 2

Why Long-Term Travel with your Kids makes Parenting Easier

When you think of a long road trip and three young children, ‘easy parenting’ is probably not what comes to mind. In fact, for some, it probably sounds like a nightmare.


January 31, 2017 2

How to Help Your Child Overcome Fear

While it’s important for kids to learn to deal with fear on their own, it’s up to us as parents to teach them how to do it.


January 17, 2017 2

How to Know When not to Give Up (or What Childbirth Taught me about Entrepreneurship)

The age of the internet has opened the doors wide for business endeavours to be constructed from the couch, wearing pyjamas. This has been a godsend for mothers all over the world who have had the opportunity to see their dreams realised through building a business while cleaning up the remnants of a damp cracker…
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January 5, 2017 0

Pilgrim's Packing List vs My 2016 Packing List

While gathering the necessities for our upcoming trip, I came across a packing list published in “A Pilgrims Travel Guide” – written in the days when travellers were by necessity, adventurers.


February 22, 2016 0

Feeling Below Average?  How to be the Super Mom you Already Are.

I once took a handful of spaghetti and stuffed it into my sons face…then ran to the bathroom and cried.


December 6, 2015 1