Monthly Archives: July 2014

Keys for Parents and Teens*

Definitely a post worth re-blogging. I am the mother of an almost 19 year old, a 17 year old and a 12 year old. I think for me the main thing I am learning is to ‘choose my battles’! That, … Continue reading

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THE GREATEST GIFT YOU CAN GIVE YOUR CHILD IS …………………..

The greatest gift you can give your child is a knowledge of God. There is no greater gift. In order to be able to give this gift to your child you, yourself, must first have a relationship with the living Lord. … Continue reading

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A WORK IN PROGRESS!

  Every person on this earth starts their lives as a blessing! In the Bible we read that “children are a gift from the Lord – they are a blessing” (Psalm 127)   Therefore we are all blessings. We are children of … Continue reading

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I REALLY NEED TO GET MY 12 YEAR OLD A CELL PHONE!

AND EVERY FAMILY WITH YOUNG CHILDREN NEED A MINI MOM! Our girls have a mini-mom.  Her name is Moyra.  She first came into our lives when our oldest daughter was four years old, our second daughter was two years old … Continue reading

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YOU CAN’T WANT ONLY HAPPINESS FOR YOUR CHILDREN!

I have a friend who is a Narrative Therapist and on a regular basis (when our children were younger) I would phone her up and cry “HELP”. One day, after listening to me rambling on she asked me “Noel, what do … Continue reading

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PARENTING – A THANKLESS JOB!

The other morning after I had dropped my children off at school the thought crossed my mind that “sometimes it is quite a thankless job being a parent”.  God immediately replied “Tell me about it Noel. I totally agree with … Continue reading

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HOW CAN YOU PROMISE YOUR CHILD THAT YOU WILL NEVER DIVORCE YOUR SPOUSE?

My mother and step-father got divorced after almost 29 years of marriage.  She was 79 and he was 81 years old!  I had organised with the Sheriff of the Court to meet him at the retirement home where my mom … Continue reading

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