While I’m always on the look-out for natural opportunities to bring spirituality into conversation with my family, I sometimes struggle to engage my boys and bring the ideas to life. So, when I came across Christina Fletcher’s Spiritual Kids E-Course (Building the foundations for the spiritually aware family), which included activities for parents to do […]
When I realised that it is not for me to pass my spiritual beliefs and practices onto my children, I was disappointed. My understandings and ways of doing things work for me, helping me to be loving, strong and joyful, and I want my boys to feel loving, strong and happy. But I would not be […]
When my son, Jake, was 4 years old, he discovered Lego. Now 6, Lego is one of his great passions and one that I’m happy about. The teacher in me loves it because Lego-building helps children to develop a variety of skills. As a parent, I love the way it brings Jake and I together as we both enjoy building with it. I’m also grateful for the life lessons I have learned through the presence of Lego in our home. Who knew these little bricks could be the vehicle for such wisdom? I wanted to share some of these nuggets with you today.
The sad truth is that, although we arrive in this world aligned with Spirit, knowing that we are loving and lovable, at some point, that changes for most of us. Immersed in a society that is quicker to criticise than to encourage, we start questioning our own lovability. As a parent, I often doubt my ability to prevent that shift from happening…but I have to try.