Tag Archives: respect

5 Silly Songs We Sing That Enforce Our Family Rules.

Every family has it’s own weird little quirks… In our family we tend to sing silly songs about family rules…Or whatever really! Just today my husband was telling me about a song that he and the boys made up in the car on their way back from a haircut. It goes a little something like this… SIR is a pie,… Read more »

Raising My Sons To Be Gentlemen!

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I’m sad to say it, but I do believe that chivalry is dead (for the most part). I think the feminist movement has morphed into little more than a political agenda – a far cry from the once great movement of fighting for women’s rights – or into a beast that has slowly devoured every last morsel of chivalry! There was a time when I bought… Read more »

An Open Letter To My Children – Be More Than Me.

I look into your beautiful eyes and I see… I see dreams, and possibility, and promise, and hope for the future. I see the potential to change the world, to make it more than it is today, better than it was yesterday. I see pure ambition, genuine freedom, fearless curiosity, a humble teach-ability and eagerness to learn, courage, gentleness, innocence,… Read more »

Playing The Game Well. Being A Good Sportsman.

Our sons have just started their first Football season. And we have thoroughly enjoyed watching them learn this new and foreign game. To be honest, I still have no clue how it works… but at least dad is there to give some “rules-of-the-game” support. They’ve had a pretty good season so far, having won every game except the most recent… Read more »

Tattooed Mom

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When I was 18, I decided to get a tattoo. I know that, in some circles, the issue of tattoo’s are still a “taboo” subject of conversation. I also understand that people have their own opinions (as do I), and that these can be quite fervent when it comes to the question of whether tattoo’s are ok. This is a… Read more »

Dear Teacher!

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You wave good-bye, smile, and give a quick nod in encouragement. Looking at the face of this nervous, anxious child doing their best to be brave. There might even be a tear shed, from all parties involved. You force yourself to ignore that gnawing feeling in the pit of your stomach, to go give one more hug, and you turn… Read more »