Parenting

Finding our way to heaven

We’ve been listening to Mike and Alicia Hernon’s podcast called Messy Families. One of their recurring messages for parents is: stop worrying about getting your kids to heaven – parenting is

Finding our way to heaven2021-02-26T16:12:26+11:00

Christmas Crazies!

If there is one thing that takes the edge off our Christmas joy, it’s the pressure of the consumer culture to give better, more unique, and thoughtful presents for an increasing

Christmas Crazies!2020-12-18T11:32:34+11:00

Couples need a village too

It takes a village  The saying: “It takes a village to raise a child”, resonates deeply with us. No parent, no matter how attentive, capable and loving, can adequately raise a child on his

Couples need a village too2021-01-05T13:52:11+11:00

Programmed for love or for trouble?

We were recently hosted overnight in the country home of friends. It was a beautiful experience in every way. Our hosts greeted us with warmth, housed us in a tastefully appointed bedroom

Programmed for love or for trouble?2019-11-06T11:05:04+11:00

TIME – The Currency of Relationships

There’s an old adage in the world of parenting advice: Kids spell LOVE as T.I.M.E. Kids don’t need things nearly much as they need a parent’s attention and availability. It’s a

TIME – The Currency of Relationships2018-03-20T10:28:41+11:00

The Stick Kit

It's not always easy to stick together! When relationships come under stress, its tempting to give up, give in or walk away. Whether its a marriage or parent-child relationship, you can find the

The Stick Kit2016-01-29T11:05:12+11:00

Unplanned Blessings

Not all pregnancies happen in the best circumstances yet sometimes there is unexpected joy in the unplanned.Planned Parenthood (PP) is the largest provider of abortion in USA and receives millions in government

Unplanned Blessings2015-09-04T18:44:33+10:00

24/7 Connected

Our young adult son is in a blue funk. He and his flatmates have been unable to get the internet connected to their new place for over 4 weeks. They’ve all maxed

24/7 Connected2015-01-12T15:22:20+11:00

A Marriage in Trouble

Stepping Out of the Blender: The Keys of Successful Blended Families Chuck and Melinda were both married and divorced before meeting each other.  Married to each other for 5 years, they

A Marriage in Trouble2021-01-05T13:57:15+11:00

The Grandfather Clause

                Tom and Gina just had their first child, a baby boy named Christopher.  Both Tom and Gina’s parents were overjoyed.  In particular, Karen, Gina’s mom,

The Grandfather Clause2015-01-15T14:54:03+11:00
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