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...

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...

How a reader’s family applied the idea of talking about sexuality with their children

A few weeks ago, when I wrote a multi-part article on "Sexuality - should we talk about it with our children", I was well aware that this was a challenging topic for many families.Despite the media surge of explicit material, many of us find it difficult to deal with...

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...

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...

“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...

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,...

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...

My experiences concerning abuse and what I learned from them

In the past three articles (see here, here and here) I wrote about the somewhat heavy subject of sexual abuse on our children.I found it a difficult task to resume the book I was working with; even though it was a quick read – it was packed with important, relevant...

Hit with a discovery of sexual abuse on your child? Here you’ll find some help on how to manage such a situation.

In this article, you found ways on how to establish a dialogue with children to keep them from being abused. The second article discussed how adults should act to remove doubt and identify possible abuse of the child. In the unfortunate case where abuse has indeed...


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My name is Jeanne and I was born in Switzerland 1978. I grew up…

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