Easter – communicating Easter values with our kids and teenagers.

Easter is this coming weekend. What do your preparations look like for Easter? In the last few years, I have been determined to not let the biggest and greatest event Continue Reading →

Friendships part 4 – How to be a good friend

“I thought she was my friend!”. How many times have you ever heard that statement? It usually comes after there has been some kind of hurt or disagreement or abandonment Continue Reading →

Friendships part 3 – Making Friends

“Princess, can you please ask that girl standing over there with her parents to join you and your friends”, was often a common request I would make of my daughter Continue Reading →

Friendships part 2 – Expectations

“It’s not fair, Mel won’t talk to me. She’s got a new best friend and doesn’t want me to be her best friend any more!” cries Jemma as she rushes Continue Reading →

Helping our Kids develop solid friendships – part 1

Several events from this past week of helping a couple of friends deal with some heavy relational issues have caused me to reflect on friendships and the importance in our Continue Reading →

Have you thanked people for impacting your life?

Last time I blogged how hubby and I were at a wedding where we had 2 significant conversations. I shared the first one last blog. This blog shares the other Continue Reading →

What does your child want you to pray for them?

Hubby and I were at a wedding last Saturday. It was fantastic and we caught up with a lot of people whom we hadn’t seen for 20 years when hubby Continue Reading →

Keeping Jesus central in Christmas

Our family loves the Christmas season. There has always been great excitement in our home in the lead up to Christmas. I find it a fantastic time of the year Continue Reading →

Christmas Movies for the Family

Throughout December, our family love sitting down of an evening and watching a movie together. We try and choose Christmas themed movies for this time of year. Four movies in Continue Reading →

Acts of Kindness Advent Calendar

Every Christmas Season, our family has an advent calendar that we open each day in the lead up to Christmas. We started it when the kids were small to help Continue Reading →