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Do it Afraid Lesson… A success.

Last night after eating, I shared the cleaning up duties amongst my girls. Nuggie clears the plate while Tori cleans. For now Samuel’s duty is his own plate. To clean, Tori has to get the broom and dust pan. Note, there is no light, and the generator is acting up, we were using a rechargeable lantern. Tori: Mummy, I am scared, it’s dark. Nuggie: Mummy let me go with her. Me: No, Tori go with my phone for extra light. Tori: Crying, she went out and ran back. “I can’t find the broom.” Me: if you check properly, you will […]

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The ‘F’ Word

I heard Jimi Tewe say fear is learned and not part of our make up…my mom also said something along that line…according to her we all came out bold and fearless, but as parents, when we start telling a child don’t do this cos this, don’t say this, stop that, or scream at them; when they are being inquisitive/curious because of our own fear of them being hurt, we instill fear in them and teach them limitations, if over-done a child can start second-guessing his/her every move thereby being unsure in most things. I started noticing my children were getting […]

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