Enjoy the Teenage Years part 2

Late at night, snuggled up warm in bed, desiring to sleep, and our teenagers arrive home bursting to share with me their evening. I have a choice. Listen or tell them to wait until the morning. In reality, there isn’t a choice as I realize that in the morning, our kids will not share to the same level. If I sacrifice my desire at that moment, they will share all the stuff that has happened and allow me a further glimpse into their life. I hear their genuine feelings. Continue Reading →

Prayers for our Children for April 2021

Prayer changes lives. Prayer can greatly influence and change our children’s lives. I love praying for my children and their future. I have created a prayer guide for April as we pray for our children, incorporating principles from the Easter story as well as praying for their spiritual development. Continue Reading →

Secrets or Surprises

One of our roles as a parent is to ensure the protection and safety of our children. An area that has often led to children becoming unsafe is around secrets. Secrets can be harmless. However, there are some secrets that should not be kept. Continue Reading →

Parenting Overstimulated Kids

Kids whinging and screaming, parents frazzled with huge to-do-lists, carparks all full, Christmas songs blaring, people shoving past each other, long queues… we all know the feeling, especially around Christmas. Continue Reading →