Brene Brown in an interview with Krista Tippett shared part of her research with a group of middle schoolers around the difference between belonging and fitting in. And they just had these incredibly simple and profound answers: “Fitting in is when you want to be a part of something. Belonging is when others want … Continue reading Belonging vs Fitting in
Emma went to her piano lessons every week but wouldn't practice at home so her Mum suggested she give up the classes. Emma responded, "I don't want to give it up. I love going to piano class. I just don't want to practice". So her Mum made a decision that I think every parent should … Continue reading I will not practice!
I've just finished reading "Out of the spin cycle - devotions to lighten your mother load". Another wonderful book by the very funny and relatable, Jen Hatmaker. If you give to others, you will be given a full amount in return. It will be packed down, shaken together, and spilling over into your lap. The … Continue reading Spilling over
Hi - my name is Jacquie, I live in beautiful New Zealand, home for the second consecutive time, of the Rugby World Cup! Be gentle on me reader/s (Hi Mum), I'm a blog newbie. Why blog? I am an avid reader of non fiction books about all kinds of interesting things and I often try and share these "good … Continue reading Why blog?