Seven Steps for Coping with Sudden Unexpected Change as a Family

When sudden, unexpected, personal traumatic events occur, they can place extra stress on the family as a whole as well as on individual family members. How your family responds to Continue Reading →

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 →