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Culture is not culture until it shows up in the children

by culturofhonor

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 This website will provide you with new articles about family lifeeducationmarriagepersonal growth and about faith. The content is profound, practical, based on love. It honors you as a family and an individual, independently of your origin and social background. I will share with you the insights of my journey to be this successful woman, wife and mother. I enjoy my life with a deep gratefulness in my heart – and the aim is to share what I’ve learned with you. Articles come out on a weekly basis. Come and join the thousands of readers from all over the world!

With love,
Jeanne from familythatmatters

Every other Sunday, there will be a new Article published.

The secret of celebrating a loved one

I’ve never been much of a birthday- person. Of course, I appreciated the gifts I received. But if someone forgot about my birthday, I didn’t really care that much. The same came true for the birthday of others. I never was good at remembering birthdays. Concerning my...

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How I choose my parenting books

Some thoughts to consider before implementing advices from so-called experts into your family In this article I will highlight a few points, what matters to me with every book I read. With those points you can then decide for yourself, which books you want to apply on...

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How to dig for the gold in your child

It is vital for the child to feel loved. To feel known and totally accepted. However, let's be real. There are kids we feel challenged to give them exactly that from the depths of our hearts. Because they are difficult for us to understand, as they are so different...

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How last week I had to force my kids into their happiness

How last week I had to force my kids into their happiness

I know how to make my children happy. Chocolate for our girl, permission to play "Rollercoaster Tycoon" on the computer for our oldest, a trip to the Dinosaur Museum for our third one... I could include a whole list of my children's wishes here. And frankly, I love...

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What our youngest had in common with a little Chihuahua

What our youngest had in common with a little Chihuahua

A few weeks ago I had a talk with Heinz Etter. I love to hear his insights about challenges we face in raising our children – he has this special capacity to not only grasp the situation I see but to point out things I don't see. This happened again on that talk.I...

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A bad day – and two insights coming out of it

A bad day – and two insights coming out of it

Did you ever have one of those days, when you worked hard all day while having a hard time to focus and not really accomplishing that much? Well I had one of those days this week. It was one of the first really hot days of summer. I did have some trouble concentrating...

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What a mischief of our child can tell us about ourselves

What a mischief of our child can tell us about ourselves

This Wednesday, my sister-in-law and myself went to visit a dear friend in the French part of Switzerland.We were able to leave our kids at home; I only took my sweet three-year old with me. While we were sitting in the garden having a delicious meal, enjoying each...

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“I wouldn’t want you to be my secretary“

“I wouldn’t want you to be my secretary“

These were the words of a professional, who is without a secretary at the moment.  I love what this person does. That's why I told him I would love to help out but didn't think I was the right person for this job.That’s when he told me: “I wouldn’t want you to be my...

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How we can redeem each other into our God-given identity

How we can redeem each other into our God-given identity

About a year ago I wrote an article called “How individuality in marriage scared me – and how I learned to enjoy it“ There, you could read a conversation we had a few years into our marriage, where I told Benny: “Darling, we have a problem!“ He looked at me puzzled,...

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Do we encourage our children to dream?

Do we encourage our children to dream?

Have you ever experienced your child telling you something like: "Mommy, I want to fly once..can we go fly with a plane sometime?" Or: "Mommy, see those beautiful ballons over there!" Often we're busy with something else and try to settle the matter quickly: "Yeah, we...

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