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Yesterday we went out as a family… it was a nice break from being cooped up inside for weeks from the rain and flooding, Texas has been in a vicious cycle of floods and thunderstorms now for weeks, with even a tornado that almost touched down in our city, only a few miles from us. 87 more words

Faux Pet Salon

Silence from Eloise’s bedroom means one of two things: looking at picture books or the stealthy dismantling of her room. Earlier this week, it was the latter of the two. 596 more words


My kids taught me self-defence

I was told a bit about the world of parenting from friends with children. Lack of sleep, fussy eating, tantrums and disorganisation were a few of their complaints. 388 more words


Roses from Heaven

In the days while we were waiting for the phone call that could change EVERYTHING for our family – again, I was preparing for an amazing speaking opportunity. 916 more words

Faith Family Football

A student in the school of patience

I have not been endowed with an abundance of patience. It’s one of those character traits that I will take a lifetime to perfect.

I realise how important it is to have patience when raising children but I find it incredibly difficult at this time when I’m feeling like I do. 75 more words

Raising Children

Tolerance and Acceptance

I spend a lot of time talking with my children about things that are important to me. I want them to be important to them as well, things such as tolerance, acceptance and equality. 981 more words

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