Heart, Mind, Parenting, Soul

5 Books That Influenced My Parenting

If you've been reading my blog for any time you'll have worked out that I love reading!  I read many parenting books, especially when my children were younger.  Here I've chosen 5 of these books that have influenced my parenting. Parenting in the Pew:  Guiding Your Children into the Joy of Worship by Robbie Castleman… Continue reading 5 Books That Influenced My Parenting

Parenting, Passing on Faith, Soul

Why Faith At Home is Important

If you've seen my recent updated About page you will see that passing on faith is important to me.  Why do I believe that passing on faith at home is important?  Firstly as I've said in previous articles  you pass on faith and values to your children whether or not you are intentional about.  This is… Continue reading Why Faith At Home is Important

Parenting, Responsibility

Pass it On

Here in Australia National Families week is held every year between 15 & 21 May.  The enduring theme is "Stronger Families, Stronger Communities".  This week coincides with the United Nations International Day of Families which is the 15 May. Just over 17 years ago I attended a Conference entitled "The Child in Our Hands".  One of… Continue reading Pass it On

Mind, Passing on Faith, Soul

Exciting Adventure Stories for Advent

While we have done a number of different things for advent over the years, including building a paper chain by adding a link each night with a person to pray for & putting baby Jesus (one of my daughter's dolls in her dolls cot) under the Christmas tree. Two Activities have definitely become traditions.  The… Continue reading Exciting Adventure Stories for Advent

Mind, Parenting

Books My Children Enjoyed

Last week it was Children's Book Week in Australia.  Each year The Children's Book Council of Australia (CBCA) together with schools, libraries, booksellors, authors & illustrators help children & students celebrate Australian Children's Literature.  As I've seen many posts on Facebook this week of children dressed up for Book Week this year, I have reflected… Continue reading Books My Children Enjoyed