Tag Archives: understanding

Commitment – what a wonderful concept!

Commitment

At the beginning of this year, I decided I would embrace the world of facials and skin care. I had never indulged in such ‘pampering’ before and foolishly thought, it would be just a matter of turning up once a month, enjoy the attention and relaxation, and then, a few months down the track, I […]

Where Does it Rain? On the plain, on the plain!

Practise

Recently, my father and I went to see the musical, ‘My Fair Lady’ and it was brilliant!! We went to a matinee on a Sunday, after hosting a family reunion the night before, and so to say we were feeling a little bit tired, is a huge understatement. I was worried I wouldn’t stay awake! […]

Sight Words – it’s not all about you!

sight words

My passion for teaching young children to read using sight words is no secret. However, what I have failed to articulate in the past: it is not my only vice nor should it be, in the quest to teach children to read. It amuses me that an often hotly debated topic is: phonics Vs sight […]

And the winner is … confidence!

Confidence

Isn’t it amazing how much easier it is to cope with life, when you’re happy and feeling good? Problems that come your way are not huge obstacles, just a mere blimp on your radius of happiness, to deal with and let go. When you’re feeling good, you’re feeling confident – you can cope with just […]

Queenslander! Queenslander! Queenslander!

queenslander

Queenslander! Queenslander! Queenslander! Did you watch the first State of Origin Game for the year? For Queenslanders, it was the result we all wanted, but as a ‘not frequent viewer of football’, it struck me as a rather ordinary game – dare I say, boring. When I raised this point with my brother, the knower […]