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.
If you’re reading this blog I imagine you have heard of MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers). However, have you heard of MUMSnext? Continue reading “MUMSnext – the next stage”
The WA MOPS Leadership Conference this August was hosted by a fiery bunch of new Mummy leaders who successfully set our souls on fire over two incredible days. Continue reading “Setting Our Souls on Fire – WA Conference”
Tasmanian MOPS Conference 24 – 25 August 2018
Location: Camp Banksia, Port Sorell, North West Coast, Tasmania… Continue reading “Finding Our Fire on a Snowy Weekend in Tassie”
As a parent, it is of the utmost importance to do everything we can to keep our children safe – not that we wrap them up in cotton wool or bubble wrap and not allow them to experience heartache and pain, but that we are wise in how we allow them to have these experiences. Continue reading “#aretheysafe”
Do you talk to yourself?
HOW do you talk to yourself?
Are you kind, encouraging, affirming? Or are you critical and fault-finding? Continue reading “Speak Kindly to Yourself”
I had a moment of joy in an emotional day today – seeing about thirty kangaroos out nibbling the grass just after a midday drizzle. The grass was bright and lush and they were enjoying it. It is an unusual sight in that little bush area in the middle of the day; they normally come out late afternoon. Continue reading “Of Kangaroos and Leadership”
I am in the process of Australianising a new book from MOPS International: Share Jesus. It has some great content that I know you will value as you engage with the mums in your group. I’m so excited about it that I want to share some of it with you right now, even before it’s ready for printing in Australia!
Lexia Smallwood Continue reading “Love Is Our Agenda”