The Struggle to be a Good Parent

Most of us, the parents, confront the thoughts about good parenting, day-after-day. Have I done enough? Am I making good decisions? Could I have done more? All the emotions caught up in parenting has been found to be a mush of so many elements including personality types, past hurts, childhood experiences, circumstances, parenting styles, lifestylesContinue reading “The Struggle to be a Good Parent”

The 11 Super Powers of ADHD Children

Elsa Struwig (Owner, Elsa Struwig Centre for Trauma and Play Therapy) pointed out the following fantastic super powers of ADHD children. It reminded me that we do not think about this enough!! Here it is: #1:  They have boundless energy! People feed off energy. #2:  Creativity comes easy They make great artists, scientists and creativeContinue reading “The 11 Super Powers of ADHD Children”

Rest your way to Productivity

Does this title sound too good to be true? Or even ridiculous? Unless you are a teenager, you might not agree that more rest will make you more productive. We have all have had our share of experiences in life and many of them prove that hard work pays off.  Until, well, it doesn’t, andContinue reading “Rest your way to Productivity”

Wanting what we have in 2021

My experience of this new year, as for many of us, is different. Every year when the clock turns from the old year to the new, I am compelled to write and put my thoughts, aspirations, and expectations into words.  Each new year is a clean canvas to discover with new plans, experiences, and people.Continue reading “Wanting what we have in 2021”

Even 2020 has to end …

Do you enjoy small spaces of breathing? Do you enjoy moments of sitting under a tree, or listening to the rain? Do you enjoy moments of celebrating the end of a year lived? We lived through a pandemic year. Lot’s of surprises but time carries on regardless. Your 2020 is ending and your experience canContinue reading “Even 2020 has to end …”

Balance – The Proof Is In the Fruit

BALANCE. Such an extremely complex little word and concept. If we draw balance back to us, and the way we live and raise our precious children, we are challenged. Well, I am definitely and completely challenged. To me it seems that having a strong, one sided opinion or approach to parenting, marriage, finances, medical treatmentContinue reading “Balance – The Proof Is In the Fruit”

Perspectives

What is your expectation of a new day? Excitement or dread? Are you planning or avoiding? I have a special feeling towards blank canvases, new pages and new beginnings. This stirs excitement in my soul an indescribable expectation for the new. There is also this nagging fear of disappointment, unfortunately. The combination of these twoContinue reading “Perspectives”

A Special Needs Mom’s Prayer

Lord I come before you today You know my limits, those I forget about You know my strengths, those I use to cope, and also forget about Please help me remember WHO You made me to be Especially on those days when my arms feels like lead next to my body On those days whenContinue reading “A Special Needs Mom’s Prayer”

His Complete Love

If only we could grasp God’s profound love for each one of His children.  Saved or not. We constantly battle with the voices of the enemy and the world.  Voices that scream: “You are not good enough, you are judged, you are guilty….” God’s voice which softly whispers songs of pure love towards you, longsContinue reading “His Complete Love”