Less Friend Time Equals More Happiness at Home!


A wise friend of mine sent me this in an email.

It is amazing how staying away from friends makes all the difference with children.  WE had a week like that last week, and now the children are getting along much better.  Wow, life is ever so interesting.”

I think it speaks for itself, but it is a great reminder that we often go looking for fulfilment and pleasure outside of our families, when the real fulfillment, joy and pleasure was meant to happen within our families, at home.  If we get enough time alone, as a family, we become closer Continue reading

Calm In A Hurry? ~ Parenting Help

The opposite of calm is hurry.  If you feel like you have to hurry all the time, then you will never be calm.  Also, if you feel like you have to hurry through your teaching interactions with your children then you will also have a harder time staying calm.  Don’t let your desire for being efficient ruin your ability to be calm.   William Jordan, the great philosopher  said:

The first sermon in the world was preached at the Creation. It was a
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