What’s your ‘One Thing’??

So I'll be honest I didn't really think seriously about marriage, or what kind of man I wanted to be with, or when I wanted to get married before I met Hiroshi.When I say seriously I mean I did think I seriously want to get married and meet the 'one', "someone who could fulfill me" … Continue reading What’s your ‘One Thing’??

あなたの人生でのギャップをどのように埋めるか – 自分が十分じゃないと感じだ時にどうするか

あなたの人生でのギャップをどのように埋めるか - 自分が十分じゃないと感じだ時にどう

What NOT to say in your Marriage – Words and Phrases to steer clear of in Marriage.

“You ALWAYS say that...”  “You NEVER take the rubbish out...”  “You are always complaining about that...”  “I’m cleaning up after you all the time” “You can’t understand me...”  “You never listen to me”  “NOTHING EVER pleases you!” “Let’s just get divorced then...!” Have you ever found yourself saying some of these phrases? Then you may have succumbed to … Continue reading What NOT to say in your Marriage – Words and Phrases to steer clear of in Marriage.

心を生きさせる秘訣を保つ4つのステップ

ママとして必要なすべきことに本当によく心をくたくたにさせてしまいがち。洗濯や食器洗い、子どもの鼻を拭いてあげたり、オムツ替えや授乳、食事を与えたり、学校への見送り、料理したり、遊んであげたり、子どものことで対処したり、床掃除、机を拭いたり、お風呂へ入れて読み聞かせをしてベットタイムの日課をこなしたり。また、育児本を読んだり、トライしたい新しいレシピや、家をデコレーションしたり、クラフトをやったりは時間がなくてできない。リストはキリがなく続いてくわ。

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

4 Kinds of Behavior to Model for your Kids

The other day we were getting ready for dinner, Kara was hungry and I was trying to get the food on the table, daddy’s phone rang and he answered it and Kara shouted at him “No daddy, not phone time now!” At first I can’t help but laugh, but I saw it - mini me! … Continue reading 4 Kinds of Behavior to Model for your Kids

3 Reasons I Call A ‘Time Out’ on Technology in our Family

 I want to be someone who lives wisely and leads my family in wisdom, so I decided to think about how one huge thing that is in our world, that is affecting our world. That is technology! "Live well, Live wisely, live humbly. It's the way you live not the way you talk that counts." James … Continue reading 3 Reasons I Call A ‘Time Out’ on Technology in our Family