Tag archive: children

An Empty Room

An Empty Room

This image may just look like an empty room to you. But to me it holds lots of meaning and memories. This was the room I prepared as I waited for my new-born baby to arrive. This is the room I spent night after night feeding and caring for my baby. This is the room…

My family journey

My family journey

I feel like my family life has been a bit of rollercoaster. After Cameron and I got married 15 years ago, we decided that as a part of our faith we really wanted our home to be an open, loving home for lots of people. And so after a couple of years we became foster…

Make The Ordinary Come Alive

Make The Ordinary Come Alive

As Linda is currently on holidays, please enjoy one of her most popular posts. A friend recently shared this poem with me as it really struck a cord with her: Do not ask your children to strive for extraordinary lives. Such striving may seem admirable, but it is a way of foolishness. Help them instead…

You Are Special

You Are Special

Have you read Max Lucado’s children’s book ‘You Are Special’? It’s an incredibly insightful book for children and adults alike. Here’s an abbreviated version: The Wemmicks were small wooden people. They were carved by a woodworker named Eli who lived on a hill. All day the Wemmicks did the same thing: They gave each other…

Make The Ordinary Come Alive

Make The Ordinary Come Alive

A friend recently shared this poem with me as it really struck a cord with her: Do not ask your children to strive for extraordinary lives. Such striving may seem admirable, but it is a way of foolishness. Help them instead to find the wonder and the marvel of an ordinary life. Show them the…

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