Winter Solstice Festival and a Lesson in Tolerance, Respect, and Culture

We are a family of mixed religious and non-religious beliefs. Because of this, we observe a variety of traditions and festivals to embrace the beliefs and practices of all the members in this family. I won’t pretend that I didn’t have initial reservations about it to begin with but now I think it is a good lesson for theContinue reading “Winter Solstice Festival and a Lesson in Tolerance, Respect, and Culture”

Life Skills: Developing Respect and Responsibility

Up until recently, we have been spoilt rotten with two live-in domestic helpers. Now, one has gone home for good and the other is on holiday. Everyone has had to pull their weight at home with the cleaning up. The first week was rough. I woke up every morning feeling like I’d just completed anContinue reading “Life Skills: Developing Respect and Responsibility”