Our country is in dire need of genuine, brave, intellectually and emotionally intelligent leadership, with integrity at its heart. It's difficult to take what you know is truly right and stand before the people you serve and speak from the heart. And when you do, your voice breaks. It is arguable that this is one … Continue reading Now is the time
If you are subscribed to this blog, this here special post is for you. At approximately 0930am this morning I came to the realisation that I have 200 readers that follow this little blog. It hit me like a bag of concrete and my first thought was to reach out and thank you all. You … Continue reading You are subscribed as one of my 200 readers!
Watching her, I found myself in that moment, falling deeply, unconditionally in love. It's as if time slowed, letting me sit amongst its secret workings, I experienced the magic of love, happening in real time. Ivan.
At 11, I was naive. Telling people that I'd be attending school in another area kind of made me feel unique, and special. But at the time it meant I was leaving what I knew. For months we drove up the highway, hoping to see the slab poured. But nothing. Just mounds of dirt and … Continue reading Goodbye.
I was blown away by the honest answers to a question I posed to my facebook community recently... A simple one sentence question unveiled a humbling array of responses that ranged from finding balance in personal time through to fears of inadequacy. Thank you to everyone who commented. "What I love most about the direction my blog … Continue reading The BIGGEST Challenge in Parenting is…
Maybe it was the movement, the motion, both? I don't know! On another note - Last night was fun. Today was all about family. I enjoyed each of these moments - family really is a blessing. https://youtu.be/nXz5VvuUybs
If you read my post about what I believe to truly be the world's GREATEST tradition, you would have seen just why I think our Siladji Friday Dinners top that list. That post received a tonne of attention! Looking back on all our dinners, I'm not surprised. Here's the vlog I promised for it... https://youtu.be/_TXgO0eF_w4 … Continue reading I Promised a Siladji Family Dinner Vlog
Have you ever put yourself under so much pressure to be or do something that when you fail to make progress or reach that "point" you feel incredibly frustrated, disappointed or disheartened? I have. What was it for you? Maybe you know someone who has been in this position? "If we continue to improve all … Continue reading My INCREDIBLE Realisation About Change
Realistically I'd tell you to take my opinion for a grain of salt. I'm a relatively young Dad at 30 and only having two kids, both of which are 5 and under means you could take this article as personal experience and perspective as opposed to expertise - if the latter even exists with parenting anyway. I have … Continue reading A Dad’s Guide to Macro-Parenting
Breaking news - just in! Alarm clocks will go off between 0500am and 0630am across the globe in the next few weeks with kids being able to dress themselves in unprecedented record times. The event is anticipated to reportedly give hope to millions of new kindergarten parents that maturity had finally spawned within their little ones such … Continue reading A Parents’ Practical Guide to Surviving Kindergarten