Susanna’s Blog

The Village

The Village

The Village Sometimes when we’re offered help as parents we can see that as failure on our part. We believe that we’re only being offered the help because those people don’t believe we can do it all on our own. I believe this comes from the ideal picture of a “perfect...

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Identity: Part Two

Identity: Part Two

Identity: Part Two Everybody has their own strengths and their own giftings. It’s important to be deliberately looking out for what our children are naturally gifted at or interested in and then do everything we possibly can to enable and encourage them in that area....

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Identity: Part One

Identity: Part One

Identity: Part One When we become parents it is common to question what our new identity is and where this new title of “parent” fits. For women especially, our identity can become blurred when we first become parents. Having been a parent for nearly 45 years now, I...

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The Power of Apology

The Power of Apology

The Power of Apology If we’re not being careful we can devalue the word sorry by thinking that we can do whatever we want and that saying sorry afterwards will magically fix it. This can lead to our sorry meaning nothing to our children or the person we are...

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