Being an entrepreneur is becoming increasingly popular and is bound to influence how children think about their future. But how can we spot the children who will flourish in this new entrepreneurial society?
When did Mothering Sunday begin?
The day has long been associated with mothers and family. For centuries, it was custom for people to return home to their ‘mother’ church on Laetare Sunday – the middle of Lent. Those who did so were said to have gone ‘a-mothering’.
The day often turned into a family reunion and a chance for children working away from home – often domestic servants – to spend time with their mothers.
Anna Jarvis founded the Mother’s Day holiday in the United States
Many used to pick flowers from the verges along the way to leave in the church or hand to their mothers when they got home. Continue Reading
So you run your own business, you want your children to take over when you retire, but how do you prepare them for a life as an entrepreneur? Being an entrepreneur requires many skills, from being resilient and creative, through to possessing an abundance of self-confidence and an optimistic outlook. These are things you will have learnt growing up, but how do you teach your kids those skills? Continue Reading
As a parent or would-be parent, how would you talk to your little, young, tender, fragile but curious mind about Sex? At what stage would you recommend this teaching? Do you see any need to have this sort of chat with them at all? While you read this article written by David Thomas on Lifeway.com, I’d love to hear your opinion below on this subject.
When my daughter was 6 and her twin brothers were 4, I took them to the hospital to see a friend’s new baby. On the drive, I retold all three of my children the stories of their own births. I should have predicted what I was getting myself into.
Another brilliant advice from Bernie Siegel M.D. on how to be a great parent, live healthily and not be worn-out by parental responsibilities;
There are two aspects to the relationship between parenting and health. One is the health of the parents and the other of their children. First let me address the parental issue since, it is not often looked at, and then discuss why parental love, for self and one’s children, is the most significant public health factor on this planet. Continue Reading
Discover how you can bring out the best in your child in this article written by Bernie Siegel M.D.
“The meaning of existence was to preserve unspoiled, undisturbed and undistorted the image of eternity with which each person is born. Like a silver moon in a calm, still pond.” – Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Conceiving a child and raising it to feel loved is the most significant action parents can attain. A loved child becomes not only a creative, inspiring being but one who helps all living things to survive and thrive. Think of your child as a young artist who has come to you to learn how to paint or sculpt. Continue Reading