From crying to happy in 10 seconds – or – what makes a Kid tough

Over the ages, many a parent must have pondered about how they can prevent their kids from becoming crybabies and instead become strong, stable and tough persons. While this may apply to boys in particular, I am sure parents want brave daughters as well. Daughters who...

How we rise our children bilingual without us being bilingual parents

I love languages. Today, I speak fluently German, French, English and Spanish. I’m also learning Portuguese and Swedish on a daily basis. This is not something that was predestined from my upbringing. Even though I have French and Scandinavian roots, I wasn’t raised...

How to find rest in your relationship with your own parents

As I was talking to a friend of mine the other day, we started to talk about our parents. We talked about the challenge of facing our reality. This desire to have a good, loving relationship with our parents. And how, in some situations, this is nearly impossible. How...

Why I won’t push my children’s self-confidence and what I nurture instead

As a mother, I want my children to be confident in who they are. I see part of successful parenting in having children that have identity, that they are solidly rooted in life, with confidence and security. However, I don’t want children with inflated egos. I don’t...

Challenges of parenting – in light of the imprints of our past

I have a friend from childhood, who today is married and a mother of 3 children. She is a very devoted mother who loves her children above all else and wants the best for them. Nevertheless, one often hears her yelling at her children, for completely irrelevant...

How individuality in marriage scared me – and how I learned to enjoy it

As we’ve seen in the last article, it is the accepting and supporting of the uniqueness and individuality of each family member which creates a healthy, functional family that lives together in unity. Today I want to share what I’ve learned in this area within our...

Functional Families vs dysfunctional Families – an Overview

 When I get asked about my childhood, I mostly reply: « Well, my family was pretty dysfunctional». Some well-meaning people might say: Well you know, no family is perfect!Of course.However, there are ways to determine whether a family is healthy (functional) – or...

To see or not to see (our loved ones) – that’s the question

Being people with that gift of having two eyes to see, this may seem like a funny title. "Of course I see my loved ones! I certainly see (some of us need glasses to do so clearly) my children and my spouse!" But just ask yourself, did you always feel seen by the...

How to shake off the outside pressure on your parenting by keeping the right focus

Have you ever asked yourself how to not bend under the pressure of parenting?  Every parent I’ve ever met has this ardent desire to be a successful parent. However, the definition of “successful” parenting can vary tremendously. Many parents are under great pressure...

“Why I stay” … Alexis impressive faithfulness in the midst of strong feelings

Remember my friend Maria? She amazes me daily with her heart to be  a wonderful mom for her daughter, overcoming their difficult past with her teachable, soft spirit. Today I will introduce to you another friend of mine. Let’s call her Alexis. Alexis is married and a...


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