Tag archive: family

You Say Grace

You Say Grace

I recently read this quote by GK Chesterton: “You say grace before meals. All right. But I say grace before the concert and the opera, and grace before the play and pantomime, and grace before I open a book, and grace before painting, swimming, fencing, boxing, walking, playing, dancing, and grace before I dip the…

The Most Important Item On The List

The Most Important Item On The List

This is always a busy time of year for me. Work is relentless, social events are constant and family commitments are at an absolute high. It can be challenging to juggle everything at once. My coping method is writing lists. I have a list on a pad of paper at work, I have a list…

The Phone Didn’t Ring

The Phone Didn't Ring

A friend of mine, Andrew, recently wrote this on his birthday: The phone didn’t ring this morning. It’s not really all that often that the landline rings but today, normally, it would ring and it would be Mum. She’d call after 7am, not wanting to call too early, but before 7:30am so she could be…

Run To God

Run To God

My mother-in-law recently witnessed one of our little boys coming into our home. He loves my husband so much that as soon as he enters the front door he searches him out. When he finds him his whole face lights up and he goes running into his arms. He doesn’t stop to ask if the…

The On-Going Gift

The On-Going Gift

When I was about six months pregnant my mother-in-law sent me a video that had gone viral. It was a mother who made her own wipes. She explained how to make the wipes in a video like a cooking show. They were cheap, easy to make and better for your baby than wet wipes you…

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