40 Ideas for a Fun Family Time With Toddlers

Last week I talked about the importance of family time and how to create a great family environment at home! This week I want to share some practical idea's you could try to bring your family closer together.  He makes the whole body fit together perfectly. As each part does its own special work, it … Continue reading 40 Ideas for a Fun Family Time With Toddlers

4 Factors that Create a Great Family Environment

When I became a parent I read many parenting books and manuals on how to look after a baby, feeding, bathing, dressing, sleeping. I didn’t have a clue. And then when Kara became a toddler I would read manuals on how to deal with tantrums and potty training. There is lots of info out there … Continue reading 4 Factors that Create a Great Family Environment

Why I Make Date Night a Priority plus Tips and Ideas

After kids, marriage changes. In good ways and also in more challenging ways. It’s not always as easy to spend time together, our focus shifts to our kids most of the time and we forget to look after ourselves let alone our spouses. But God put us together with our spouses for a reason, that reason … Continue reading Why I Make Date Night a Priority plus Tips and Ideas

5 Ways to Make new ‘Mum Friends’ in Japan

From the day your baby comes into your world, your life changes and you are no longer who you thought you were, it's no longer just about you or your little life anymore. It's about someone else and you have become someone else. You are a mum.When I first came to this realization, I also … Continue reading 5 Ways to Make new ‘Mum Friends’ in Japan

4 Phrases to Build your Child’s Confidence and Self Esteem

 Recently I have been focusing on being someone who encourages others. I want to be someone who can always encourage m husband, my friends, my family and my kids. I realized as their mum I am their biggest encourager. I am the person who is building into their life the most! Sometimes its easy to forget that … Continue reading 4 Phrases to Build your Child’s Confidence and Self Esteem