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Parenting thoughts…

This weekend I was asked to share some top tips on parenting, gathered from my years as a parent so far. To be honest I felt like a bit of a fraud, this world still feels very new and I … Continue reading

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Dear friend, so you’re about to become a Mum…

Dear lovely one.  Wow. You are about to become a Mum. That reality you’ve ached for over so many years. A Mum. Responsible for a tiny life, her hand in yours.  I wish I could prepare you for what is … Continue reading

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Under the influence…

I’ve been thinking about influences recently, I guess it’s a train of thought that comes up again and again when children come on the scene. As I look at sonface and wonder what he’ll turn into or become like, I … Continue reading

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Voicing my complaint…

Psalm 142 talks about voicing complaint to The Lord.  I have a few of my own right now.  Mainly these revolve around a boy who still wakes up 3 times a night or more, a hatred of sleep depravation and … Continue reading

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Grumpy mornings

My son is having a grumpy morning. He didn’t go down for his morning nap for reasons that escape us both. He is therefore grumpy and sad. He bangs his head against things and cries. I call him to come … Continue reading

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A new way of looking at obedience…

My problem with obedience comes from the fact that I think I know best,  I want to be in charge. I think that obeying someone else will only lead to misery and denial of the essence of my soul. It … Continue reading

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