Societal demands placed on mum's (and dad's), as well as the pressure we place on ourselves are increasingly crippling families. Demands on what needs to be done in the home - think raising amazing children, cooking, cleaning, washing, having a pristine house. And also demands on what is seen to be necessary to be done … Continue reading Creating Margin through Efficiency.
I love music, it really speaks to me. I have these words from the song "Magnify", written down on a sticky note at my desk to remind me that God is the all being, all-knowing I AM. To ward off the anxiety that creeps in at times, whispering powerfully, "you are not enough", "why did … Continue reading No other name.
Once you've set the foundation for your meal plan, we can start the real work. Gather your supplies: Paper Pencil Eraser Ruler (optional - will assist with multiple weeks) Every cookbook you own Sticky notes - lots of them! This step works whether you will use the old-fashioned method only, or if you will be … Continue reading Ready to save some money? Let’s Meal plan.
This won't work for me because.... I get bored of eating the same food all the time. This is really up to you and what works for your family. The internet is full of meal ideas, and collaborating with some other mums is sure to give you further ideas. This is your chance for the … Continue reading Meal Planning FAQ
Thanks to the Scruffyvicar for this one, a good reminder of how our actions can have a ripple effect.
I used like the Star-fish story, you probably know the one? It is of a man seeing another man on beach which is covered in starfish drying out and dying in the heat of the sun. The man is throwing starfish into the sea. The other man laughs at this fellow, and says to him “there are thousands of star fish you can’t make difference to them all!” To which the guy replied by picking up another starfish and threw it into the sea saying “well, it made a difference to that one!”
It is good to be reminded that everyday acts of kindness can be life-transforming-blessing to other people, that the way we live our lives does speaks volumes and our words can hold life/hope/salvation.
I think we often don’t realize the impact that we can make on the people we meet or the surrounding we are in.
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