Self-confidence in young girls

¬†Wanting to be someone else in a waste of the person you are -Marilyn Monroe   Society sends girls the message that it is important for them to get along with others and to be very, very thin and pretty. The question I pose:¬† What can a parent do to build a confident daughter who [...]

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Healthy body, healthy mind

Healthy eating Children are like wet cement – mouldable and impressionable. (This also means that the longer they ‘set,’ the harder it is to change.) -Anne Ortlund   I can officially say that ignorance is bliss! Before I gained the knowledge that one should always read the labels on food packaging, I assumed I was [...]

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Patience

I was brushing my almost-4-year-old niece’s hair a few Saturday’s back when she cunningly tried to squirm away from me. On returning her back to the mirror I bargained that if she counted to 10, slowly, I would be done. She turned around, looked at me, touched my arm and said; “No Jodi, I need [...]

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