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Parenting with Respect

When I started our Family Project back in July, high up on my list of hopes and achievements for the project was that ‘my children would learn to be more respectful.’ So as usual, when I want to learn how … Continue reading

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Family Values No. 2 – Respect

Our Family Project Value of the month for August is Respect.* I’m always talking about respect with my children. And I quite often talk to my children about respect.  I talk about it so much they probably switch off and don’t hear … Continue reading

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Daily Gratitude Habit – Thank You Box

Our second daily tool for establishing gratitude habits is the excitingly named Thank You Box.  It also lives in the kitchen like the Mystery Mealtime Box and is for us to use anytime the inclination grabs us.  Next to it … Continue reading

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Daily Gratitude Habit – Mystery Mealtime Box

For our Gratitude Month, I chose 4 habits that I wanted our family to try out so we could learn to incorporate a practice of being thankful into our everyday life. The easiest one to introduce is what I call the … Continue reading

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A Perfectionist Mum’s Family Project

Today my family started our Family Project. I planned it last week, and together with my husband, sat down at breakfast and explained it all to the kids.  It goes like this: We are a very lucky family. We are healthy, we … Continue reading

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