The 7 Habits of a Highly Ineffective Parent

Isn’t it nice how we have access to so many wonderful parenting tips via the media. You can find all sorts of carefully imagined ideas on how to parent your kids effectively. Just type the problem into Google and you are sure to find a mountain of resources! DON’T DO IT!!! Maybe you should never … [Read more…]

I so hate Bedtimes

So this probably isn’t the best time to write… Anger fuelled, border line crazy and tired…it’s just those articles! I read a blog post about some parent’s experience and it’s tipped me over the edge. You know those articles, the ones that are all:  ‘So, I got busy with the housework and was then, like… … [Read more…]

The End of the Nativity (Letter from A Vicars Wife)

Dear Maureen, Thank you so much for your long and informative letter.  You are correct in thinking that the Reverend Richard is rather busy at the moment and I am sure that it was a kind thought to bring your concerns to me rather than him. I was very sad to read that you intend … [Read more…]

A Christmas Letter From A Vicar’s Wife

Dear All, We have had a splendid year here, in our little parish! My Husband has been very busy, in-fact we have hardly seen him! Which is wonderful as we know that it is the Lord’s work that he is doing. Our six churches have been a source of great pleasure over the last 12 … [Read more…]

Move Away From The Baubles!

When we get to the second week of December I start thinking about popping up the Christmas decorations. I don’t know about you, but into my head I picture a wonderful family scene. All three kids decorating the tree, bubbling over with a shared excitement. The older ones lifting up the smaller ones to reach … [Read more…]