Homeschooling has brought its own challenges with housework and cooking, so delegation has been the key. But what about when family members fall short and don’t do their bit? How can we remind without blowing up?
Do you have someone in your life who is only too happy to point out the areas that are less than perfect – ‘this lasagne has a tad too much salt’, ‘that child has a snotty nose’ or ‘my, what big ears you have my […]
Indirect communication is all too common, springing from a desire to be polite, to avoid offending or imposing on others or a fear of expressing your own desires and having them rejected. If your beloved, respected husband asks for something indirectly it can be confusing, […]
I had a soul-nourishing morning last week when I was invited to visit the Book Club for the Soul, in High Wycombe. MashaAllah! What an amazing turnout of inspiring women! We sat in a huge circle in WISE Bookshop, with toddlers toddling round and keeping […]
Recognise one act of service or characteristic that you like about your husband today by saying “thank-you for …. I appreciate it”. For example…. “Thank-you for listening to me, I appreciate it.” “Thank-you for letting me choose the new wallpaper, it has made a big […]
Your husband is not the only person in your life who will benefit from your appreciation. Anyone who does you a favour, however small, will like to know you’ve appreciated it. The words “thankyou for [fill in the blank] I appreciate it” cost nothing, yet […]