Monthly Archives: September 2011

A secret garden or two

Ever since I read The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett I have wanted to have my own secret garden.  Fortunately, my beloved is a keen gardener and has green fingers and thumbs and has created many gardens for me. … Continue reading

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Don’t fret but…

Don’t fret. Sounds easy if you just say it like that, but if you are like me, you would probably be eligible for an award for fret.  It is easy to fill the mind with anxious thoughts about anything at … Continue reading

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Barneys Seven Churches Walk – round 2

This the fire that destroyed our church, it was a dramatic  event that has had a huge impact on my church family.  We are in the process of rebuilding and hope to move home early next year. St Barnabas Broadway … Continue reading

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Marriage is good for the kids!

My children will often quote back to me “the best gift you can give your children is a strong and healthy marriage” when I tell them that Keith and I need time together.  They might roll their eyes a little, … Continue reading

Posted in Bringing Baby Home, Marriage, Parenting | 3 Comments

A book nook

We still have a book nook in our home and my youngest child is 18.  It is still used and loved.  Last week when I was speaking at a conference “Engaging Children with Engaging Stories“, one of my suggestions about … Continue reading

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