parenting teenagers

Just Enough Heartbreak Just Enough Grace

This past weekend two of my three little women and I went to see the Little Women film. I read the book a long time ago, long before real life and real sadness intruded into my experiences. It was long before I was a mother of children who have been… Read More »Just Enough Heartbreak Just Enough Grace

SimpleCyberLife.com Review – Simple Internet Safety for Parents

My four kids are in three different schools and every year at least one of them offers an internet safety talk for parents. If I paid enough attention, by now I should be an expert! There is plenty to take on board and as our children always seem so much… Read More »SimpleCyberLife.com Review – Simple Internet Safety for Parents

Work a chore or calling?

Do you see Your Work as your Calling or a Chore?

Do you see Your Work as your Calling or just a Chore? The way we view our work can make all the difference between feeling like every day is drudgery, vs finding meaning and purpose in what we do. Every job contains an element of the mundane, or people that… Read More »Do you see Your Work as your Calling or a Chore?

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Oh Where is My Parenting Joy in this Moment?

Oh Where is My Parenting Joy in this Moment? There is one distinct and definite time where your parenting joy does not exist and that’s when you teach your how child to drive! In every stage of your parenting journey we are offered advice and caution and at no stage… Read More »Oh Where is My Parenting Joy in this Moment?

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Our journey with our daughter’s Glandular Fever

Our journey with our daughter’s Glandular Fever Today marks a week since with our 13 year old daughter was discharged from hospital with Glandular Fever. We spent 8 days there and it was the scariest time of my parenting journey so far. She was never in a critical state but… Read More »Our journey with our daughter’s Glandular Fever