The book has a list of suggestions about simple activities that could be incorporated to add joy to our lives during winter or at any time of year.
Here are a few of the suggestions:
Reconnect with an old friend
Do an activity that you loved as a child
Saturday Morning might mean driving one child to a soccer practice, another to a birthday party, dropping off the dry clean, picking up the first child from soccer and the second one from swimming or was the second one at a birthday party? This means that the closest you ever get to a leisurely breakfast is…
It is cold, and I want to stay indoors!
I dislike hate Winter! That's right; I said the word HATE!
Living in Canada, winter is a reality that stretches on and on and on, like the energizer bunny without the fluffy cuteness. Month after month of snow and freezing temperatures can make even…
It has been a while since I have last connected with you. I trust you are all doing well. As we bid farewell to 2021 and usher in 2022, I wish you a year full of blessings, health, joy, and peace of mind. Here in Canada, the measures to combat the spread…
My eyes sparkled as I examined this beautifully designed purse. I was still thinking about it when the liturgy started and felt guilty pangs for my lack of concentration during liturgy and for the reason of my lack of attention: a Prada bag!
The Covid reminders we give to children every morning
because their lives depend on them!
School has recently started, and the pandemic again overshadowed it. Yet another Covid-School-Year. I will spare you the details of what that entails as we have all experienced this pandemic together, on a global scale. How we…
War and Peace: How to win the homework battles?
The beginning of the end
A new school year has started. 6 words that strike a sense of panic in the hearts of the most hardened warriors (also known as parents). The carefree days of summer are gone, replaced by early morning skirmishes (why are…
My Family plan was traditional and fairy-tale friendly:
Fall in love : check
Get married to the man I love: check
Have my first child by my third wedding anniversary : FAIL
Have my first child by my fourth wedding anniversary: FAIL
Have my first child by my fifth wedding anniversary: FAIL
Have my first…
Vacation plans can present their own set of challenges. A consensus among family members has to be reached. Various alliances are formed, treacherous behavior is to be expected, “mom is right, we should go to Europe this year” says the conniving child while winking at his father. Bargains are negotiated, treaties are signed “You may…
Have you ever doubted the existence of Guardian Angels?
How about your child?
Guardian Angels exist, and they are more active and involved in our lives than we can ever imagine. This is why I set about writing a new children's book series: to introduce this reality to those who don't know about…
How did 5 ideas to inspire our children to read the Bible start?
By making my bed every morning.
I am not a morning person. In fact, I am in awe of people who greet the morning with eyes wide open and a charming smile. I often think that waking up is an…
Family Bible Reading Time: Don’t feel intimidated by this suggestion, you do not need a degree in theology to read a chapter of the Bible with your child.