Getting on top of your daily tasks – part 2

I am so pleased to be writing this blog for you this week!  The new home management program worked for my family and I hope there will be principals that you can apply to your own circumstances.  The benefits are that on a cold Saturday afternoon I feel able to sit, enjoy a cuppa and write this, safe [...]

By |2013-08-01T10:50:05+10:00August 1st, 2013|Blog with Meagan, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Getting on top of your daily tasks – part 2

Getting on top of your daily tasks

Hi there everyone, I am about to get back into the weekly routine after having had two weeks at home with my children.  What a blessing!  (although a busy time nonetheless!)  I involved the children in planning some of the household chores, and we have a had a revolution in our home!  If you are a [...]

By |2013-07-22T13:55:26+10:00July 22nd, 2013|Blog with Meagan, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Getting on top of your daily tasks

Travelling with children (part two)

Travelling with children – tips to help you plan your holidays (Part 2) So last week we talked about packing and eating when travelling, but what to do for long periods of sitting and waiting? Of course the obvious answer these days is to use the iPhone and iPad or a DVD player.  They have been [...]

By |2013-07-02T19:21:41+10:00July 2nd, 2013|Blog with Meagan, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Travelling with children (part two)

Travelling with children

Travelling with children – tips to help you plan your holidays In the past ten years we have been able to travel extensively within Australia and more recently, overseas.  Deciding to take a trip usually comes down to affordability and timing, so there is often a moment after the, ‘Yes’ that we both think, ‘What have we [...]

By |2013-06-26T12:37:17+10:00June 26th, 2013|Blog with Meagan, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Travelling with children

Take time to fill your emotional tank

It isn’t wrong to make time for yourself – it’s essential I have heard it said (by a well known and respected pastor – Bill Hybels) that we have four tanks or gauges that we need to monitor in order to live life to the full. The theory behind this is that every time we [...]

By |2013-06-18T09:57:39+10:00June 18th, 2013|Duesoon Blog|Comments Off on Take time to fill your emotional tank

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

Your true beauty comes from the inside, not from your external appearance Beauty – a word that conjures up a cringe or a sigh!  It is such a complex and expensive topic,  heavily influenced by the media and society in general.  It is portrayed as the be all and end all and your thoughts on [...]

By |2013-05-27T19:51:58+10:00May 27th, 2013|Blog with Meagan, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

A case of the giggles!

Ever had a moment when your kids just can’t stop giggling? Welcome back to another busy week!  I hope you are enjoying reading about my ideas and I trust that they are encouraging to you. […]

By |2013-05-20T19:09:19+10:00May 20th, 2013|Blog with Meagan, Uncategorized|Comments Off on A case of the giggles!

Picture books

Picture Books – A great way to enjoy and encourage reading! One of our favourite picture books is Where is the Green Sheep? written by Mem Fox and illustrated by Judy Horacek.  Another favourite is Wombat Divine, also written by Mem Fox and illustrated by Kerry Argent.  Yet another popular choice in our house is The [...]

By |2013-04-23T08:01:07+10:00April 23rd, 2013|Blog with Meagan|Comments Off on Picture books

Sit and stare

Sit, stare, and enjoy your children! Has anyone else ever spent hours just sitting and watching your baby?  It is such precious time and is so enjoyable.  I thought when my children were babies it would be my only chance to do that, but I spend a lot of time sitting, staring and listening to my [...]

By |2013-04-15T12:13:32+10:00April 15th, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Sit and stare