It’s true. Some families never, ever fight. But then – they may never talk either. Other families..? Well other families can throw a blue for so long and so loud that the neighbours may feel compelled to call the Men in the Blue… Hmm. Who am I to say which style is right and which is wrong… (heck… I’ve got strong Celtic blood in my veins; my crew and I are certainly not of the demure and contrite variety when it comes to having an … [Read more...] about How to handle Family CONFLICT
Is there someone in your life who you secretly, hopefully, would like to see change..? Maybe you’d like your spouse to communicate more deeply with you, beyond the daily ‘surface’ chatter. Maybe you’re hoping your son will show more interest in sports. Any sport. Maybe you’re willing your daughter to be more extroverted and less reclusive. We’re human here, part of which is wanting to exert control over our own lives, and invariably, the lives of our … [Read more...] about Who in your life needs changing…?
What's Mary Bea up to in 2014? Well, truth be told, we have a number of new stories and books up our sleeve, but we're yet to make a decision about which beautiful story will unfold in tangible form on book shelves. One of the problems we're finding is that Mary Bea is inspired by new adventures and story lines at every turn. For example, just the other day while eating her sandwich, Mary Bea came across a little lady bug, nestled sound asleep on a shred of lettuce. 'Look!' Mary Bea … [Read more...] about Inspiration for Storybook No.3