Upon entering the SA MOPS conference my heart instantly felt full. The room was full of colour, fun and laughter. Throughout the night we played games that really encouraged us to have more fun, we feasted on lots and lots of delicious food, and shared in great conversation.
13 - 14 September 2019 Location: Camp Clayton, Turners Beach North West Coast, Tasmania
The ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun’ soundtrack is playing in the background as the evening begins with intentional elements demonstrating ideas about living life TO THE FULL! Continue reading “Girls having fun – at Tassie MOPS Conference”
The NSW/ACT MOPS Leadership Conference was hosted by the wonderfully talented women of Oran Park MOPS. Bright decorations welcomed us to the upcoming theme of “To The Full” and even the Oran Park building, with its colourful steeple, seemed suited to the cheery and motivational new theme! Continue reading “ACT/NSW Conference highlights”
We knew the second we arrived at the WA MOPS Leadership Conference on Friday night that we were in for some FUN! The bright balloons, crazy hats and fluorescent leg warmers set the scene for what was in store. Continue reading “WA Conference fun”
“What if mothering was invigorating, transformative, and the most fun work we will ever do?” (‘Have More Fun’, Mandy Arioto).
Are we connected – but disconnected? Are we too busy doing for God but too busy to be present with God? Our lives as women and mothers are very full, but are we LIVING TO THE FULL? Continue reading “Living Fully – be women who are fun, fearless & friendly”
It’s early in the year but it’s never too soon to be looking for leaders to add to your team. Not just for succession for next year or the year after – but for the sake of the mums themselves. Equipping mums for leadership is a core purpose of MOPS. Continue reading “Grow leaders, grow mums, grow your group”
Yesterday I listened to a Ted talk on forgiveness. The speaker said we should not define a person by one bad day or one event. That made me think of a day when Jessica, my autistic daughter, was about 5 years old.
There’s an article in Tend the Flame: A Mentor’s Guide that is way too good for Mentors to keep all to themselves! So I’m sharing it here for all MOPS leaders. It’s an affirmation of the MOPS ‘method’ written by Tracey Solomon who is a Board Member for MOPS International and a Mentor in her local MOPS group. Continue reading “The MOPS Method”
SA Conference, 21-22 September 2018
CWA Hall, Tanunda
As Conference Coordinator I get a chance to view conference from an entirely different perspective. Continue reading “The Making of a Conference”
NSW/ACT MOPS Conference
21-22 September 2018
Tallong Outdoor Education and Retreat Centre
As we arrived at Tallong on Friday night we were personally welcomed to the venue, and lead down a winding path lit with glowing tin lanterns.