We all know that children are easily entertained, give them a cardboard box, textas, glue, glitter, some sticky tape and they’ll go berserk. But give them some sand, sunshine and water and they’ll go to cloud nine and paradise. This sort of activity costs very little. $20 for Petrol, Mum preparing water bottles, towels, sunscreen and snacks. Me loading up the trailer and doing a … Continue reading I believe the children are our future
I’m quite convinced that each one of us gives of a certain energy that effects others in various ways… good bad, inquisitive, motivational, indifferent, sexual, ridiculous, funny, bizarre, each of us with a combination of these and many other interesting states of being. Although this energy is not a physical thing, it certainly is tangible and does affect others and the quality of their lives … Continue reading what is your vibe?
Good parenting requires a mixture of hard arse tough love, pulling them into line, encouraging their gifts, allowing them to play, sing, dance and laugh. We also need to give them the tools to learn and think critically and open mindedly, because truth, education and solid scientific reasoning and understanding is important in this life. We must also help them achieve milestones and realise their … Continue reading good parenting
We were born into an exciting world, but with a somewhat limited narrative, a mixture of spectacular love, nurture, abuse, fear and exhilaration. Then we took hold of certain religious concepts because it gave us a seemingly sure foundation to lean upon. Although somewhat helpful, it limited our ability to think open mindedly and hampered our search for knowledge and truth. Yet we pressed forward … Continue reading this exciting world
it is not hard to search for happiness… the hardest part is knowing where to stop. Continue reading happiness…
The concept of us planting seeds now and someone else reaping the harvest sometime in the future is a humble but satisfying idea. Human beings have been doing this for thousands of years. We sometimes hear stories of great artists who lived in poverty never realising the wealth and acclaim due to them in their lifetime. But I take a more positive view, the artist … Continue reading planting seeds for future generations
Being a father and nurturer of children is one of my greatest joys. Thinking about any one of them causes my heart to swell up with pride and gratitude. They are all a little kookoo crazy (like me and my wife), but also very different, unique and talented in so many ways. Sometimes I feel like I live in a mad house, our 16 bedroom … Continue reading a satisfied heart