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PRIMARY SCHOOL!! Some pointers to making it less stressful and more successful

IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO TEACH YOUR CHILD MANNERS It is the teacher’s responsibility to re-enforce those manners YOU ARE YOUR CHILD’S PARENT, YOU ARE NOT THEIR FRIEND. You need to discipline and disciple your child, care and nurture your … Continue reading

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“GOD’S PROMISE FOR FAMILIES”

The writing of the book “God’s Promise for Families” brought immense healing to my life.  It was written over a period of 12 years and initially started off as a journal. I have a friend who is a Narrative Therapist … Continue reading

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‘IMITATION’

The other morning on my way to work the car driving in front of me stopped suddenly and I had to slam on my car brakes.  My left arm automatically shot out to protect the person in the seat next … Continue reading

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“ORDINARY” PEOPLE – inspirational stories (three)

I wondered why somebody didn’t do something. Then I realized, I am somebody. ~Author Unknown It never ceases to amaze me how just one person can make a difference in the lives of so many. I recently met a woman … Continue reading

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CHILDREN ARE A BLESSING DESPITE WHAT WE THINK

One day I was taking our eight-year-old daughter and her friend to a party.  As we were driving, they started discussing the variety of jobs their parents held. My daughter’s friend said, “My mom is a teacher, an editor, and … Continue reading

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SOMETIMES OUR CHILDREN LIVE ON A DIFFERENT PLANET

Saw this board whilst walking down the street a while back. It triggered a memory of an incident that occurred a few years ago with one of my children. I need to set the scene for you first though! Ever … Continue reading

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PREPARE FOR THE EMPTY NEST

A few years ago I went out for supper with some of my woman friends. There were nine of us in total – we were a mixed bunch. We came from different walks of life, different countries, different cultures and … Continue reading

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SHARE YOUR TESTIMONY!

I really love God and I love the way that He speaks to me through His word, through people, through songs, through nature…the list is endless!  Daily I am reminded of how intimately He is involved in my life and … Continue reading

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HOW GREAT IS OUR GOD!

  My dad died at one p.m. yesterday afternoon, the 30th December 2015. My sister and I were sitting on either side of his bed holding his hands as he took his last breath.  It was incredibly peaceful. At the end of … Continue reading

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HOPE

  There is no stigma in suicide.  No one family is responsible for a death by suicide. Sometimes the depression is too deep, the darkness and hopelessness overwhelming BUT MAYBE if we spend more time with each other as a … Continue reading

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