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When You Can’t See the End of A Season But You Wanna Be Strong for This Season — [How to Live Certain in Uncertainty] – Peace Part 1

Owning your life isn't about clenching your fist, gritting your teeth, or controlling every outcome

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One Important Issue About Children & School & Raising Them Right

Post by the Husband How qualified are you as a parent? I’m not trying to ruffle any feathers here, but plumbers do apprenticeships for 3 years, Vets do 4-year undergrad courses and then some post-grad training, and even the childcare worker who looks after your toddler does 6 months Certificate III at TAFE to qualify… Continue reading One Important Issue About Children & School & Raising Them Right

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How to Character-Train Your Children on The Really Impossible Days!

James Dobson said it right, "babies come into the world with no instructions, and you pretty much assemble them on your own...they are maddeningly complex and there are no guaranteed formulas. Even the most intelligent professionals are struggling with their child rearing responsibilities at home..."

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What If Chemo & Cancer Can’t Crush The Courage of Christ Within & [How One Brave Mama Won Her Battle Over Cancer One Mother’s Day]

Maybe it's precisely in the suffering and the seemingly lack of healing that a thousand answers are found, because when we face of our own suffering bravely that we showed the world every answer to every suffering.

Devotionals & Walk with God · Faith · Family · Food & Cooking · holiness v happiness · Missional Motherhood · Mummy School · Parenting · rest · Wholeness

What Ms Are For : How to Plan Your Mondays Right & Set Your Whole Week Straight & Get the New School Term Great

...that perhaps to start a new season right is to begin with pursuing an intimacy with God not just for a period of time, but as a preoccupation of life

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Check out our “Diary of a Humble Dad” e-book – {One silly & hilarious read that will keep every kid & their parents seriously roarin’!}

...So the time comes when good hearty ol' laughs are needed, and you & I can both chill and chuckle over the silliness of this book. We can all think up and brim over with a 1000 *better* ways to outsmart this author & spice up family life and inject joy over our gloriously messy days... Friends, you've gotta… Continue reading Check out our “Diary of a Humble Dad” e-book – {One silly & hilarious read that will keep every kid & their parents seriously roarin’!}

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one practical tip on how we can teach kids to master technology rather than be mastered by it

Critical thinking teaches our kids to understand the message that media tries to convey rather than mindlessly absorbing every material thrown in their face.

character training · Family · Motherhood · Parenting · Preaching , Teaching & Writing

how the everyday & your attitude about the everyday matters

Dear Son, I know, I know - I'm sounding like a noisy gong to you. I know how it might have felt like your Dad and I? -- we're just pulling teeth out of you. Trying to get you to warm up to those scales, trying to get you practising those songs all over again, and somehow, hoping… Continue reading how the everyday & your attitude about the everyday matters

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Because every mother needs to remember this…

An old post, repost - an encouragement for all my mumma friends for those days when the going gets tough...  Nothing is quite as hard and as wonderfully rewarding as motherhood is. And for the life of me, I have never expected motherhood to change me --- in my entirety. Gazing into their souls, I have looked deep… Continue reading Because every mother needs to remember this…

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KPI’s (Key performance indicators) for Parents…how to know you’re nailing it

...many times I'm really unsure if i've achieved in a day all the things I'm supposed to do to be a good parent...cos the act of balancing so many different needs and wearing so many different hats is a tricky one, and sometimes you feel like you've gotta sacrifice something to accomplish another thing...it's nice to know… Continue reading KPI’s (Key performance indicators) for Parents…how to know you’re nailing it

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When it’s alright to say good things about your family

It's in our blood...to be embarrassed about blowing our own horns' (or our children's) in public...so we tend to underplay it, and dismiss the good, ...but hey, we aren't called to blow our own trumpets, we are simply called to declare the love and pleasure that we have towards our own family in front of others, rather than the negative, or… Continue reading When it’s alright to say good things about your family

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How to survive motherhood when you’re homesick

I came across this post written a long long time ago, which I never got around to quite finish off...reading it again reminded me the truth about God's love to us -- His gentleness... His mercy over our failings...His patience over our slowness... and His good plan over our brokenness...and especially on days when you feel like you can… Continue reading How to survive motherhood when you’re homesick

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Hope for Parents on Sleep Training Your Toddler

So we're right in the thick of sleep training our toddler - "stay in bed, don't come out, no screaming the house down..." - and I'm a true softie when it comes to sleep training, so *thank you, husband* for saving my sleep. Here's some practical tips from a pragmatic bloke to any sleep deprived parents who might… Continue reading Hope for Parents on Sleep Training Your Toddler