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Welcome! I am so glad you are here!

Welcome! I am so glad you are here!

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

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

Culture is not culture until it shows up in the children

by culturofhonor

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Difficult children – a look under the iceberg

Difficult children – a look under the iceberg

- Making sense of troubled Kids- A résumé from an online webinar, held by Gordon Neufeld Phd A few weeks ago I took part in a webinar - an online seminar - which was broadcast live from Canada. The speaker was Gordon Neufeld and the title was: Understanding difficult...

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The secret of celebrating a loved one

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

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

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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Family life during the time of Covid-19

Family life during the time of Covid-19

Here I am, back after several weeks in which I have not uploaded an article to this website.Since the beginning of this pandemic, I have realized how rich and diverse the whole subject of child education and family life has been covered. Wherever one looked, inputs,...

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How to stay calm in testing times

How to stay calm in testing times

Last week I received a voicemail from a friend in Seattle – we live 5000 miles apart, with a time difference of 8 hours. I was amazed however, how our lives look very similar right now. Both of us entered into the realm of home schooling our kids, our daily life is...

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Family – ways of transformation part 2

Family – ways of transformation part 2

In the last article we looked at a grid that shows different family dynamics. This grid was developed by the authors of the book "Facing Shame - families in Recovery " to help families to enter the process of change The authors are therapists who work a lot with...

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Family – ways of transformation

Family – ways of transformation

A few weeks ago, when I wrote an article on the subject of "Perfect families? Healthy and well-functioning families" , I set out the five freedoms that I believe are the basis for a healthy family. Then we looked at the dynamics of a family based on shame and its...

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