“Every day is for the thief but one day is for the owner” – African proverb In my current state of bloating trials, I can hardly pay attention or concentrate on a thought for 5 seconds. However, an Instagram video from one of my girls this week was all it needed for Stella (or in this … More To Love and to Submit
It’s 6.45am. I am lying here in bed and my most prominent thought is ‘I want my mummy’ Having spent the last few days retching my guts out, contrary to my natural disposition and faith convictions, I have revelled in a number of sad songs my rusty brain can remember such as… ♫ Why me … More Preggers Diary – Pain and Response
Little Boy: “You shouldn’t say a person a person is black. That’s being racist” Me: “Says who?” Little Boy: “my teacher. She says it’s racist to say someone is black” Me: “Is your teacher black?” (I already knew the answer to that seeing as I knew most of the teachers). Little Boy: “no” Me: … More Colour Blind Vs Colour Sensitive
Treat a child right and they will most likely grow up right. … More Children Are a Gift – Unwrap Them
Today was one of those days. Anyone who’s been in childcare long enough knows there are good days, not so good days and those days that make you wonder what life as a hedgehog would be. So, here I was trying to help resolve a conflict between two little boys who both wanted a toy … More What is Your Prejudice?
“I shall pass this way but once; any good that I can do or any kindness I can show to any human being; let me do it now. Let me not defer nor neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again” Etienne de Grellet I recently read a post titled ‘The hierarchy of … More Right Here… Right Now
“You just call on me, brother, when you need a hand We all need somebody to lean on. I just might have a problem that you’ll understand, We all need somebody to lean on” (Lyric excerpt from ‘Lean on Me’ by Bill Withers) So, it turned out that after the first part of this post, … More 50 Shades of Friends – PART 2
‘Friends (You can bet) I’ve got friends (My values are with my) Friends (So glad that I) I’ve got friends (And not the fair-weather kind)’ (Lyrics excerpt from ‘Friends’ by Shalamar) Here I am sitting on a flight that’s been delayed by bad weather (“Winter is coming” – thank you John Snow) when Bud showed … More 50 Shades of Friends