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Women rock!

I grew up in a patriarchal society – where the son inherits the property, where the wife goes to the husband’s house and takes the husband’s name and the children get the father’s name. But where I come from and many other parts of the world – there is a very strong matriarchal society – [...]

Parenting in this day and age

Have you been listening to the songs on the radio recently? Have you watched any of the shows on TV recently? It really is a challenge for someone who is a parent trying to raise their child on values that you grew up. We never had to worry about listening to songs that talked about [...]


One is told that you should not have expectations, then you won’t get disappointed.But that is a hard concept to overcome. Even as adults you expect so much because you assume other people will follow through. But how do you explain that to a child? How do you teach a child not to have expectations [...]

Pounding pavement

So, I decided not to fall for that constant conversation in my head and run outside instead of indoor. From advice given to me by seasoned runners – I should do my long distance running outside – gives you a feel for when you run the whole course. Good advice because the mind was so [...]

Bringing up Kids

It is a very scary and daunting task – bringing up children and getting them prepared to face the world fraught of all kinds of dangers, teaching them to make the right decision, learning from their mistakes. It is also the most rewarding of tasks you will ever do in your entire life or lives. [...]