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Goal Setting

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Are you all set? Far, far away from our minds, a distant memory perhaps? What am I talking about, you ponder? The Christmas break and festivities.  I am sure for many people, it feels like an event of the past. For others, during that period their focus has remained on friends and family. I believe […]

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Sharing Sunday Scriptures to aid our Parenting Journey

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Sharing is caring and the same applies to Sunday Scriptures with nuggets.  Happy reading!  1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 New International Version (NIV) 16 Rejoice always, 17 pray continually, 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. Applying the above to our parenting journey. My message is to strive to be joyful. […]

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Life lessons from the Classroom

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As a mentor under the South Essex 60 minute mentor project, I  have been assigned  to work in a secondary school in Essex. On 6 November 2018, I spent the day in a secondary school in Leigh-On-Sea, Essex with a group of year 8 male students aged between 12 and 13 years.  The programme involves […]

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To BE or not To BE?

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This two letter word – BE. Do you know how powerful it is? In the world of parenting, you often hear or read these words. Be Intentional Be Deliberate Be Present Be Loving Be Kind Be Positive Be forgiving And so on… Parents and caregivers are often instructed that adopting the above strategies in their […]

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Love Languages

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In his book ‘The 5 Love Languages’ Dr Gary Chapman shows five ways in which people commonly express and receive love. If we understand our teenagers main love language, we can use it to show love in a way that they really understand -Rob Parsons OBE WORDS Do remind your teenagers regularly that you love […]