Lindy is a young Mum to two energetic boys. Lindy's house is orderly and tidy, and Lindy works part time in a local law firm. The boys go to Daycare when she is at work, and she reports they love the activities there. Even so, she ensures she makes up for the time away from… Continue reading Raising Children and Productivity
Have we become slaves to the potential to our children? Do we want them to succeed so much that we bend over backwards in providing the best opportunities for them?
Each week I find an inspiring gem to provoke you in to thinking more deeply about something. Proverbial Friday - each week posting new proverbs and quotes that inspire wisdom in all of us.
The current series explores the meaning of Polish proverbs and drills down on the expressions of gratitude
Wise words from our ancestors, passed down from generation to generation. Best savoured a little a time. They may sound trite, the authors are anonymous, and wisdom is surely found within their concise words.
Real healing and progress for autism, a condition that is considered incurable – that is surely something parents of Autists would ponder about. In Horse Boy, Rupert did just that and won, against all autistic odds.
Succumbing as my family are to the cravings they feel in the late afternoons, they drift out to the kitchen, one by one, muttering the daily question, "What's for dinner, Mum?" [ At this point, I have to steel myself and feign deafness, [clearly unsuccessfully], as I am always asked a second time, "What's for dinner?"
Advice - Who Really Wants It? Imagine you are walking through a shopping centre, casually gazing at the items in the store windows, when you see a mother attempting to calm and placate a wailing two year old child. The child thrashes his legs and arms whilst the mother tries to regain control of the… Continue reading Sunday Sayings – Advice
Early development and exploration is all about putting items into the mouth in order to explore the world. Some kids will want to eat everything in sight, despite being well fed with nutritionally sound meals. Why is this? Having something in our mouth is a very primitive, calming tool. In utero, babies often suck their… Continue reading Why Do Some Kids Throw / Chew Toys or Over – Eat?