Family life will have a huge impact in children’s lifes, and on the overall feeling as a family.
In this section you will find out what helped us to
a. Know what we want to see in our family
b. Ways to get to it.
Like a pilot with a destination in mind when he flies his plane, we as a family know the destination we want to go. Sometimes there are “turbulences”, (overloaded time schedules, challenging moments…) deviations happen. But we know where we are heading and therefore, we can always get back on track.
Here we are sharing our journey and the things we are learning.
“Creating a warm, caring, supportive, encouraging environment is probably the most important thing you can do for your family.”
Last Tuesday I was watching the weather forecast: I could see, that Wednesday would be the last summer day in the mountains of Switzerland, probably for the whole year! I love the mountains. We have beautiful mountains and alps in Switzerland. They are amazing during...read more
Today’s topic is pretty close to my heart. This subject got me into trouble a few times now since I am a mom. People have been telling me, that I should let my children be more independent, teach them not to cling as much to us as they do, and take time out to be as a...read more
Recently my husband and I decided, to enroll in a Bible school for the next three years. My mother in law and my sister agreed to look after the four kids in the evenings and sometimes during days when we would be away. It felt right, and it was the perfect...read more
Family is a beautiful design. All it takes is getting pregnant and putting babies into this world. Or is it? Wherever you read this blog from, you have your unique story about your family of origin. You have your unique background, unique experiences. They may be...read more
There was a Situation with one of my boys I felt so overwhelmed by his sweetness and heart. I realized that I can hurt my child, without doing anything “wrong”. During the rest of my day I was reflecting in the fact that raising kids is much more than just following...read more
Our three year-old sweet boy can experience a lot of emotions, do a whole lot of crying, just because he can’t have something the way he wants it. He then sits just around and cries his eyes out. Today, while eating breakfast on a relaxing Easter Monday, I poured some...read more
It is possible for a child to not feel really “at home” in its own family. To miss this sense of really being known, loved, belong and be a vital part of the family. Here are five powerful steps to help you evaluate your own family, and the basics to take your own...read more