The worst conversation about money is the one you never have.
Now, they tell us that couples will always argue about money. It’s understandable, too. We need it to survive, and it often has roots in the way that we were raised- the same fears, habits, and attitudes. We were all taught in different ways by our parents and, as we grow families of our own, the task then becomes ours to manage the household. Continue reading “Money Matters “
Regret. *ugh* Its such a heavy word. Filled with the memories of the things you did that make you cringe or the things you wish you’d done, but didn’t.
It’s the reason we shudder at a milestone birthday – a reminder of the things we want to wish away.
Continue reading “How To Live With No Regrets!”
My day starts the night before.
Washing the bottles. Boiling the kettle.
Prepping the baby bag…making sure I haven’t accidentally left a letter with my address on it inside.
Continue reading “Diary Of A Foster Mum”
I see it in every personality test I’ve ever done over the years. That one word that makes it easy to identify which box or column or group of letters I belong to best – Perfectionist! Continue reading “Letting go of Perfect”
Today as my children wake me up with their buttery fingers and vegemite smeared faces, I will think of when you woke up to a quiet home and an empty womb, dreams of little fingers wrapped around yours seemingly far away. Continue reading “I will think of you”
What do you long for? What is the thing that your heart craves?
Is it possible that your deepest desire is to be free?
Continue reading “2018 Theme – Free Indeed”
Mums are amazing creations of God. God certainly knew what he was doing when he created mothers. With Mothers’ Day fast approaching I want to honour all mums for the wonderful job you do. Continue reading “A day to honour Mothers”
Parenting can be a tough gig. Having children with additional needs adds another dimension that only those who experience it really understand. All the joys and struggles of being a parent are there, along with extra challenges. At times this can be be isolating. Continue reading “Parenting Special Needs Children”
My mother often said… ‘If the shoe fits, wear it’. She used it in a number of circumstances but importantly to highlight that if you choose shoes that don’t fit, you’re going to come to grief. Continue reading “Shoes that fit”
Being a parent is joyous, overwhelming, extraordinary and exasperating.
Before I became a mum I had often heard that what you want as a parent is ‘happy kids’.
I absolutely want happy kids. But I also want loving kids. Compassionate kids. Confident kids. Kids living to their full potential. Continue reading “Raising Compassionate Kids”