When kindness breeds generosity

When kindness breeds generosity

I was Miss Sourpuss the other day …..irritated by just about anything and everything …the person I smiled at, who did not smile back; the idiot behind me in the car, who saw my indicator as I approached a spot to parallel park in, and yet stayed put, on my...

….lonely in the sea ….

Language is a funny thing. For many it is about being correct, for many others about being understood. Somewhere in between these positions,  a sea of misunderstanding can unintentionally be created. I have brought my children up bilingually. The speak Dutch and...
Bieber in our lives ….

Bieber in our lives ….

There has been a girl boy, pre-teen power struggle going on in my household of late – the battle ground: Justin Bieber, a (in my terminology) teener bopper who has girls worldwide doing what two generations before them did for the Beatles.  When the discussions...