A House That Cleans Itself

Recently I came across the best Housekeeping book I have ever read – The House That Cleans Itself (HTCI) by Mindy Starns Clark. Mindy wrote it for the “housekeeping impaired”,...

07th Aug 2016

Are You in my heart?

Yesterday, I was trying to get Samuel to eat some meat at lunch. He looked at it and said he does not want to. He has tried it before and...

06th Dec 2015

Happy birthday to Me

When I went to my table this morning, this sight greeted me. It was a birthday present from Elias. There is a personal message behind that. He wrote “Thank you...

12th Sep 2013

A home for every child

Edmund and I have recently been granted approval to be foster carers. (Foster carers help to take care of children whose next of kin are unable to do so. The...

14th Jun 2013

Forgive me, for doing everything wrong

I stumbled upon this post, about a young man’s relationship with his stepfather. Reading it as a mother, it made me sad. “She asked me if I thought she was...

26th Feb 2013

Neither too little nor too much

I have some thoughts about the issue of “over-preparing” children for P1. There are three characteristics of a typical parent:- a) Parents are expected to meet the child’s needs. If...

18th Feb 2013

Living as Children of Light

I have a thirteen year old who is as sweet as a baby, a ten year old who is like a fourteen year old, and a six year old who...

15th Jan 2013

I am my brother’s keeper

I just read two articles on the Connecticut shooting. One talks about the relationship between video game companies and gun manufacturers, and another blamed the deaths on gun. Both video...

Give my husband a new wife, and let it be me

I remember hearing some time back, that the father is the head of the family, and the mother is the heart. Most women know, of the power they hold over...

30th Jul 2012

Walking in the Garden of Contentment

Recently I am reminded of a new-old lesson – to be thankful for what I have, and not to look at what I do not have. It was part of...

23rd Jun 2012

Making it count

I read with sadness about the news of Tan Ming Wei, a third-year Medical student at Cambridge University, who died in an accident in London. It is news like this,...

Thank you God, for the leaves

After a discouraging Spelling test, God gave me something beautiful today.  Samuel wrote this on my friend’s ipad. I don’t always understand how God works.  I only know that He...

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