Dear Kids (A reflection from a greying Mama’s Heart)

Dear Kids Whilst no parent has all the answers and whilst this mama is constantly, still learning, know this for sure: You are never alone Travel is the best teacher “No” is a good word. Use it often. It’s particularly lovely when there’s a dead silence and you offer no explanations “Please” and “thank you” never goes out of fashion Water heals. Oceans. Tears. 2 … Continue reading Dear Kids (A reflection from a greying Mama’s Heart)

Defining Moments (A Lesson from a Father)

I was eavesdropping and what I heard made my heart sink.   The father said to his son “No, you can’t go and play. Remember what I told you…”   I was expecting him to say “….you need to do your chores first.”   My kids & I were on our way to the park but I was desperate that they not interrupt my listening pleasure, so … Continue reading Defining Moments (A Lesson from a Father)