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LOUD WHISPERS: Talk and Action

LOUD WHISPERS:  Talk and Action

For most of last week and over the weekend, I took part in a number of webinars, television appearances, radio interviews well as Instagram and Facebook live sessions. My birthday was June 11th, so some of the discussions were organised around that. I was shocked when my media assistant did the tally and I realised […]

Things You Should Never Say To Your Child

Things You Should Never Say To Your Child

After my daughter had interrupted my sewing project for what felt like the hundredth time, I said one of those things you should never say to your child, “Go away so I can finish this!” Her countenance went dark and I immediately tried to back pedal and undo what I had said. Unfortunately imperfect moments […]

Conversations You Need To Have With Your Kid Before They Grow Up

Conversations You Need To Have With Your Kid Before They Grow Up

You’ve probably heard that good communication is key for a healthy marriage, but have you considered how important it is for your relationship with your kids? Not only will these discussions strengthen your relationship, talking about these important topics will help you raise a successful and loved child. 1. Bullying The bullying conversation is two-sided. […]

Pope Francis Arrives In Cairo Seeking To Mend Ties With Islam

Pope Francis Arrives In Cairo Seeking To Mend Ties With Islam

Pope Francis arrives in Cairo on Friday hoping to mend ties with Islamic religious leaders just as Egypt’s ancient Christian community faces unprecedented pressure from Islamic State militants who have threatened to wipe it out. In an address to the Egyptian people this week, Francis spoke of his hope that his visit would help bring […]

Things To Do Before Giving Up on a Relationship

Things To Do Before Giving Up on a Relationship

Inevitably, every relationship hits a point where both parties begin to wonder: “Why can’t it be like it used to?” When the bad times outweigh the good, when you’re constantly confronted with a “ships passing in the night” feeling, when everything seems different but you’re not sure what happened or why—these are the moments when […]

What Your Husband Wants You To Change, But Doesn’t Know How To Tell You

What Your Husband Wants You To Change, But Doesn’t Know How To Tell You

Husbands are notoriously bad at communication, especially when it comes to sensitive topics. But the truth is, sometimes they tell their wives exactly what they mean, but their wives just aren’t always listening. How often has your husband said, “Sit down, relax!” or “Stop cleaning and come watch the movie,” or, “Would you quit working […]

Words Matter: “You” vs. “I”

Words Matter: “You” vs. “I”

“You are such a slob. You just expect me to clean up after you.” “You are always working. Work is more important to you than your family.” “You are so frivolous. You just think money grows on trees.” Sound familiar? Arguments about housework, priorities and money are nothing new. In fact, for many couples, they […]

6 Foolproof Ways To Start A Networking Conversation With Absolutely Anyone

6 Foolproof Ways To Start A Networking Conversation With Absolutely Anyone

You’re at a conference, a cocktail party, or even an airport departure area. You see someone across the room who could be a potential employer, customer, mentor, connection to other opportunities, or source of valuable information. You need to find a way to talk to whomever it is. What do you do? Starting a conversation […]