Kids wanting your attention

On holidays recently, my gaze was drawn to a family nearby. Mum, standing, was on the phone, cradling her newborn. Dad was sitting over the other side of the restaurant Continue Reading →

Your Teenager and their first paid job

One of our roles as a parent is to help our children develop the necessary skills so that they can function well as an adult in today’s society. In raising Continue Reading →

Parenting Prophetic Children Part 2

Last week I wrote about parenting prophetic children, specifically looking at the likely characteristics they will display whilst a child and how to recognise if your child may have a Continue Reading →

Parenting Prophetic Children part 1

Every child is unique and one thing I am learning is that there is no singular right way to parent every child. Every child needs some adaptation to our parenting Continue Reading →

Appropriate Dress Code

For my daughter’s fifth birthday, our next door neighbour gave her a bra and pants set. My daughter was excited. I certainly wasn’t. The set soon ‘disappeared’. Somehow society in Continue Reading →

Keeping kids occupied during School Holidays

Here in Australia our children are on school holidays at the moment. When they were younger, I used to have all sorts of challenges during the school holidays for my Continue Reading →

Dining out with Kids

We have just recently been on holidays and, one morning, we were sitting in the restaurant eating our buffet breakfast when it became very noisy. There was a family at Continue Reading →