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You may not see the fruit of today’s work but you have seeded a lifetime of knowledge

The fruit of today’s work

A teacher is the farmer that sows knowledge into the minds of children. Each grain of knowledge is like a seed and if you don’t plant it, then it will never grow. You don’t want to create a barren wasteland when the ground is so fertile. At times you many even feel that you are […]

If we do not plant knowledge when young, it will give us no shade when we are old. Lord Chesterfield

Plant knowledge when young

Knowledge is like a tree. You need to plant the seed and nurture it. Little by little the tree gets bigger and grows strong roots into the ground. Eventually it not only gives us protection, but some also give us fruit. You also need to plant the seed of knowledge into the minds of children. […]

Nothing's as mean as giving a little child something useful for Christmas. - Kin Hubbard

Giving a little child something useful for Christmas

Let’s be honest. What do kids think about the most during Christmas? It’s all about opening presents on Christmas morning. It’s only once a year where you can see their eyes light up in delight after they’ve ripped away the Christmas wrapping and find a toy, a game or whatever else they may (or may […]

Bored kid with nothing to do

What to say when a kid says they’re bored

Isn’t it funny how kids nowadays say they are bored even though they are surrounded by a million things that they can do. This is a classic response to give whenever your child says “I’m bored.” You said you’re bored? You’re 10 years old and you have… a laptop, an iPod, a video game console […]

Your children and your garden both reflect the amount of weeding done during the growing season

Your children and your garden

Your children and your garden both reflect the amount of weeding done during the growing season ~ Unknown Sometimes you need to do some weeding if you want your garden to grow healthily. The same goes with your children, sometimes you need to remove the bad things in order for them to grow into healthy […]

A father carries pictures where his money used to be.

A father carries pictures where his money used to be

A father carries pictures where his money used to be. – Author unknown Oh, how true this is. Whenever you go to open up your wallet, all you see are the photos of your kids… and nothing else (maybe the odd moth flying out the wallet too). But do you know what? It’s always well […]

Any man can be a father. It takes someone special to be a dad.

Any man can be a father. It takes someone special to be a dad.

Any man can be a father. It takes someone special to be a dad. Father’s Day is just around the corner in some countries so I thought I would share this quote with you about the difference between being a father and being a dad. What do you think makes someone a dad instead of […]

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