A New Tradition, Homemade Pizza and Movie

by Naomi Zwaal Food and Drink, Home and Family, Kids and Teens
We have just started a new tradition in our house on a Saturday - we have pizza and a movie. Lucas has always loved pizza - particularly pepperoni pizza! Ordering take away pizza every week can be very expensive, even for just two people. So I decided that for this tradition we were not going to order our pizza but make our own - together. Lucas loves helping to make his own pizza and the recipe I use has no yeast in ...
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Freedom to Embrace Gratitude

by Louise Barry-Taylor Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Health and Fitness, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Communications, Kids and Teens, Pets
Is gratitude one of the latest and greatest buzzwords or is it real?  So much is said about gratitude, Opera Winfrey spoke about keeping a gratitude journal on her show for many years; according to Greater Good Magazine research has proven that gratitude improves our mental health; Conscious Lifestyle Magazine published an article titled "The Health Benefits of Gratitude - 6 Scientifically Proven Ways Being Grateful Rewires Your Brain + Body for Health".  These results came up for me on ...
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Is Delayed Gratification the Holy Grail of Success?

by Travis Sleighter Internet and Businesses Online, Self Improvement, Kids and Teens
   What is all of this talk about delayed gratification being the holy grail of success?  Yesterday, I was at the grocery store and saw this kid who wanted some sweets.  When the Mom said no that’s only for special occasions, the kid proceeded to throw himself on the ground kicking, screaming and crying.  Do you indulge the child because he is making a scene and you're embarrassed?  To Have it now or later that is the question. In the late ...
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To Nursery or not to Nursery?

by Naomi Zwaal Home Based Business, Home and Family, Kids and Teens
Do I put my child into nursery and go back to work full time? At what age is it appropriate for a child to be in nursery? Will this damage them? Is there any other option? All these questions go through every parent's mind at some point. It can be so hard for parents who rely on two incomes to keep the house running, to decide what is best to do for their family. Some mothers can't wait to get back ...
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We Need an Education System That Excites Students

by Luci Perry Computers and Technology, Kids and Teens, Reference and Education
Somewhere between primary and secondary school students are losing interest. They go to school to receive an education but does not provide individual development or real learning. We need an education system that excites students.  How powerful would the education system be if we had kids who are excited and inspired in learning and a teacher who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection, and insists that they become the best that they can be? Lately, I ...
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True Leadership

by Louise Barry-Taylor Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Self Improvement, Kids and Teens
We are all called to lead, whether it's just ourselves, in our home with our family, in the workplace, in a social group, in a sports team, schools - leadership is needed everywhere.  It is said that the world needs leaders now more than ever before.  Don't take my word for it, just take a look around you - are you inspired by the leaders surrounding you?  In your family, work space, let's take it up a notch, in the ...
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Usije kurithishwa Utawala

by Benno Mwitumba Arts and Entertainment, Home and Family, Kids and Teens
Kama Ugali wa ulezi ni afya basi kasheshe yake utaiona pale utakapo enda faraghani ndio somo kubwa nilijifunza, na nikakomaza mikono hadi leo ina malenge lenge... Ilikuwa mwaka mmoja tulipokubwa na njaa kijijini kwenye familia yetu, akili ya kuomba ilisinyaa kabisa, ndipo nikamwambia Baba wenzetu wanapataje chakula sisi tukose? Kuwa mtoto wa mwisho kuna hatari yake, wenzangu wote kipindi hicho wapo mijini, ndio Mzee Kadenge na Mimi Kadenge mdogo, tulipozaam msituni na kazi kubwa huko ilikuwa ni kukata msitu na ...
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How To Escape Education's Death Valley by Sir Ken Robinson

by Luci Perry News and Society, Kids and Teens, Reference and Education
It is always a pleasure to listen to Sir Robinson, and in this TED talks, he addresses the importance of the necessary reforms of the educational system.  He speaks about teaching, learning and the three principles on which human life flourishes. He also discusses how the education system in Finland has achieved success and how we can create a climate of possibilities.  You will find his talk quite inspiring and entertaining. Enjoy! With much appreciation, Luci
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How Digital Technology Has Changed Education?

by Luci Perry Computers and Technology, Kids and Teens, Reference and Education
Is digital technology revolutionising the face of schools and education on a global scale? Why are more and more students choosing to use online learning as the method of instruction? Thanks to the advancement in mobile and cloud technologies, teachers and educators have started making considerable changes to the classroom learning structure to keep up with the new digital trends in education.  Parents and their children are choosing online schools more and more. Educators are vitally aware of how significant the involvement of families ...
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A Simple Tool To Help Train Your Emotions

by Maddy Lawrence Relationships, Health and Fitness, Self Improvement, Home and Family, Kids and Teens
Do you have those moments where you feel as though you have no control over your anger? Here's the deal; you cannot control external circumstances but you can control the way you respond.  It is normal to feel frustrated and angry, but you have a choice, and using the 5 Second rule will help you to respond in a more controlled way.  The 5 Second Rule is an incredible tool that can help with all kinds of situations.  I love this video, Mel Robbins ...
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Siku Niliyojitafakari na Kujipangia Malengo

by Benno Mwitumba Business, Computers and Technology, Internet and Businesses Online, Real Estate, Communications, Kids and Teens
Kwenye familia zetu za ki Africa, Sherehe ni kitu muhimu sana, kwa kijiji chetu, sherehe ni sehemu ambayo mtu atajulikana umuhimu wake, na namna anavyokubalika katika jamii.  Wazee wengi hujipima namna wanavyokubalika katika Jamiii kupitia heshima wanayopewa wakati wa sherehe.  Ilikuwa mwaka 1994 ambapo ndugu wa jirani wa Mama yangu mzazi, waliazimisha sherehe ya miaka 30 ya ndoa, ndipo walipoandaaa Meza kuu iitwayo High table....   Kwa utaratibu wa kawaida, ndugu wa jirani kama kaka, dada na mama hukaa kwenye meza kuu kama ndugu ...
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My Mum, My Inspiration

by Naomi Zwaal Self Improvement, Home and Family, Kids and Teens
Today the 26th May 2018 would have been my Mum's 63rd Birthday. My Mum died five years ago after a very long battle with breast cancer, which lasted 10 years of her life. She never let it get to her though, she handled each step of the way with dignity and strength, right up to her last hours on earth. She was a true inspiration to me and to many people she came in contact with. She is in fact ...
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Three Tips to Start Beating Loneliness

by Maddy Lawrence Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Home and Family, Kids and Teens
Scientists say that loneliness is as bad as smoking 15 cigarettes a day, as dangerous as obesity and increases the likelihood of an early death by 26%.  If you are lonely this is the last thing you want to hear, but I'm not saying this to alarm you. If you are experiencing loneliness it is important to start taking steps towards feeling better and I will share with you some simple tips to get you started. People tend to think that if ...
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Why You Should Never Settle For Less

by Sergei VanBellinghen Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Investing, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Communications, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
Why you should never settle for less than you deserve is a good reason to refuse to live an ordinary existence. Your dreams transform into a belief in yourself and your abilities. It is a journey of ever constant evolution toward the goals in your life. Suddenly, the impossible develops into the possible. But why do people choose to give in instead of struggling to get better opportunities? What about your life? Are you ready to keep going when things get ...
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Professor Carol Dweck's 4-Step process to changing your mindset

by Maddy Lawrence Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Communications, Home and Family, Kids and Teens
Are you stuck in a negative belief cycle?  Don't worry!  We have the potential to change our neuropathways and create a better life for ourselves.  In my latest article, I talked about the possibilities of a new life with the help of techniques that can change your neuropathways. This raised the question; What would you do with new, more positive beliefs about your abilities and future? I said that I would show you a simple 4-step process that will help you to ...
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WFH benefits

by Anette Samuelsson Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Kids and Teens
Work From Home Benefits Could be a lot, and today when I worked from home, just sipping my coffee and working on my computer, I realized that 3 of my horses was out. They had broken the fence to the field and were now totally free.  If I now had been at an office or so, I hadn´t realized this for about 7 hours later, or if the Police had found them loose somewhere and I had read it on Facebook or ...
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Mindset and your success

by Maddy Lawrence Business, Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Investing, News and Society, Self Improvement, Communications, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Reference and Education
The only thing that can stop you from becoming successful is your own mindset. But if you have been holding yourself back because of your mindset then you can soon learn to change it.   So many of us have limiting beliefs, we put ourselves down or play down our abilities.  If you do this you probably have a 'fixed mindset'.  But did you know that your brain never stops growing?  As humans we are capable of changing the neuropathways in our brain.  This ...
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PURPOSE: LIVE IT & GET FULFILMENT

by Roch Elias Arts and Entertainment, Business, Computers and Technology, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Investing, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Pets, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
Introduction Some people are just existing before exiting this life but some people are living their lives full of purpose, with a gusto and zest for living. It's time when you should also decide to still live your life to the fullest, beyond the routine and mundane of paid employment. Live your Purpose Myles Munroe once said that when purpose is not known, abuse is invevitable. It's sad that many people don't know their purpose and are not living their lives fulfilled. When ...
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Decide Who You Want To Be

by Sergei VanBellinghen Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Finance, Health and Fitness, News and Society, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Communications, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Reference and Education, Writing and Speaking
Decide who you want to be because when you look around you, there are no guardrails on your life. The reality is that other people try to tell you that only certain things are right. They paint a dull path for you to follow such as go to school, get good grades, have a degree, get a decent job and retire. But who do you want to be? Do you desire to become the sheep that follows the crowd or the ...
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Three great books for productivity

by Maddy Lawrence Arts and Entertainment, Business, Home Based Business, Internet and Businesses Online, Relationships, Travel and Leisure, Health and Fitness, Home Improvement, Recreation and Sports, Self Improvement, Book Reviews, Communications, Home and Family, Kids and Teens, Shopping and Product Reviews
Struggling to find the best read on motivation, productivity and confidence boosting?  Here I suggest three fantastic books to help you choose. 1.  The 5 Second Rule by Mel Robbins Mel Robbins explains the 5 Second Rule as a simple tool to help you get a bucket load of courage and start to change your life.  By learning this technique you can start to transform your life little step by little step, and it is so simple that even children can use ...
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