Consider Our Ways this New Year

Consider Our Ways this New Year Consider your ways! (Haggai 1:5) Life… it’s full of new beginnings! Unlike yesterday, today is the beginning of a new year. Who knows what this year will bring each family? God, the author and finisher of our faith does! I love a new year. I like new...

Looking Ahead

Looking Ahead It’s the last day… of the year 2010 and this is a re-post from last year with a few updates. I’ve reviewed the year…various aspects of our life and family. Yes, I’ve taught manners, English, Maths and Science. I’ve taught life...

Wifey Wednesday: Greeting Him

Wifey Wednesday: Greeting Him For awhile now I’ve wanted to take part in the Wife Wednesday meme but Sheila posts on Wednesday  US time, which is Thursday here in Australia. I’ve contemplated a few ways to get around it but the easiest way is for me to post on last week’s topic....

The control freak returns

The control freak returns As the children wave goodbye to their father a monster returns. The motherly Control Freak. On Friday I drove my husband… to work! He always jokes that I drive him mad but I only drove him to work 😉 He is part of an exercise that is heading away up north for six...

Parenting Pain

Parenting Pain I remember when my children were little and we would be at the playground. The children would be running around, jumping, shrieking with delight, skipping and climbing the playground equipment. On more than one occasion would one of them fall and scrape their knee,...

Grace: Received, Not Achieved.

Grace: Received, Not Achieved. What do you have that you did not receive? If then you received it, why do you boast as if you did not receive it? 1Corinthians 4:7 Why, oh why do I (man) like to think that I have something, just a little something, to do with my salvation. Do I not realise that in...

What Do You Use To Measure

What Do You Use To Measure Friday: From the Archives Each Friday I plan to post a previous post from the archives. Hope you enjoy it! What’s your measuring stick? (Originally posted here in Nov, 2005) What do I use as a yardstick to measure my family’s growth by? I think a lot of us...

No Teens Here

No Teens Here There was a time when I banned the word ‘teen’ from our home. Being that the concept of ‘teenagers’ is a relatively new phenomenon we wanted to avoid the whole drama that seems to be synonymous with those teenage years. But you may have noticed...
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