Family


Educating for Joy

No matter where I have traveled or whom I’ve met there is something that I have come to find in common with many fellow parents – most of us worry about the quality of education that our children are receiving. …
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Reflections on Returning Home

Over the past 15 years I have privately journaled about my experiences of life in South Africa and life in Canada. I have continually returned to my writings with the intention to eventually join several pieces written on different continents …
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Friendship and Distance

Friendship is amazing and interesting to me….some friends are in your life for a short time and others you may know for many, many years. And yet despite duration, proximity and/or circumstance, some friends are deeply enmeshed in the fabric …
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Some Things I’ve Learnt Being a Mother

.….that I never could have learned during my years of university education. Children naturally know how to be present No stress is ever more important than the time I spend with my kids Wisdom is not learned and it certainly …
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Not Knowing

It is important to flip our approach sometimes, turn it on its head and hang out there for a little while, even if we tire. My familiar approach, the one I think is my strongest and yet is likely …
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