Thwarted Again

On the BRAT Diet, Mary was starving “You, my dear, don’t seem to stand a chance.” Rachel was two years old when some sort of bug attacked her digestive system with a vengeance. My doctor ordered the BRAT Diet (bananas, rice, applesauce, toast) to remedy the lingering diarrhoea problem. Poor Rachel! It seemed like she…… Continue reading Thwarted Again

I’m Bored

<!– –> Today my adult kids are self-starters, self-motivated and they are all creative at work, school and at home. I give all the credit for those qualities to boredom in their childhood Many modern parents enrol their kids in vicious cycle classes, activities and sports to make sure that they will push past all…… Continue reading I’m Bored

Sunday Snippets

Another weekend, and another gathering over at RAnn’s place for Sunday Snippets: A Catholic Carnival. Although these posts were not written this week, I want to share them with  Catholic readers. 1. Why Did You Have So Many Kids? https://melaniejeanjuneau.wordpress.com/2012/09/21/why-did-you-have-so-many-kids/ 2. Want To Be Happy?: Take off your dung coloured glasses! https://melaniejeanjuneau.wordpress.com/2012/09/19/want-to-be-happy-take-off-your-dung-coloured-glasses/

The Tragic-Comic Drama Of Shopping With A teenage Girl

  Credit: daughter Teenage girls’ emotions can switch in a moment Their older sister would roll her eyes and sputter,” Do you want to know what kind of dress she wanted me to buy?!” It was and still is an educational experience for one of my adult daughters to shop with a younger sister. After…… Continue reading The Tragic-Comic Drama Of Shopping With A teenage Girl

Sunday Snippets

My two contributions to Sunday Snippets are Out of the Mouthes of Babes   https://melaniejeanjuneau.wordpress.com/2012/10/18/out-of-the-mouths-of-babes/ The Common Sense Approach to Child Birth https://melaniejeanjuneau.wordpress.com/2012/10/01/the-common-sense-approac-to-childbirth/

Want To Shave Your Head and Pierce Your Ears?!

  <!–Published in BrooWaha Nation –>   Rebecca wants a belly stud. Does it REALLY matter? Does this disagreement really have to do with morality, commonsense or responsibility or is it simply a matter of taste, choice or opinion?” u , As parents, we are often counselled to choose our battles with our children and…… Continue reading Want To Shave Your Head and Pierce Your Ears?!

Out of The Mouths of Babes

                                            children are open to the Spirit in a simple and natural way “Unless you become like little children, you cannot enter the kingdom of God.” Children are like sponges; they absorb values, attitudes,…… Continue reading Out of The Mouths of Babes