Susanna’s Blog

Giving and Thankfulness

Giving and Thankfulness

Giving and Thankfulness Giving comes out of a place of being thankful, you can’t give unless you're thankful for what you already have. People often think of giving as being material things or money but giving is such an inclusive thing. First and foremost it has to...

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Creating Fun & Memories

Creating Fun & Memories

Creating Fun & Memories Memories don't have to be expensive, complicated or planned ahead. Fun and memories can come out of really simple things like going to the beach or the park. If you really want children to be enjoying themselves you’ll let them lead. Find...

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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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Love Languages

Love Languages

Love Languages Everybody has different ways of wanting to receive love and giving love. These are naturally built within us and will be different for everyone. The five basic love languages are physical touch, words of affirmation, quality time, gifts and acts of...

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Fear as Parents

Fear as Parents

Fears as Parents When you put it into perspective, fears are a big part of what we call the rollercoaster ride. Fears that we feel as parents can be so varied but are so real for the people who are feeling them. The fear that you feel when you bring that first newborn...

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The Perfect Parent?

The Perfect Parent?

The Perfect Parent? Does the perfect parent exist? Funnily enough I believe there is such a thing as being the perfect parent. This is the parent that tries to be the best they can be for their children, that strives for perfection but knows it's okay when they make...

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