Bumps

family resilience

This past month has been tough for our family for many reasons. There's been a few shocks, uncertainty about the future and the aftermath of emotion related to such things. We'll be okay; we've weathered many storms before and have learned to be resilient. During dips in family life, I notice three main things that happen in family life. Three things I notice when we go through a dip in Family Life 1. Reactive rather than proactive … [Read more...]

Family Resilience: Rebuilding After a Family Crisis

Dream about the Queensland Floods 2011

I had a dream.  I was in a car. My Dad was driving the white Toyota Landcruiser with two doors that opened at the rear. I was in the back with my children.  We were trying to get away from the water. The brown water began to swirl around the car. There was a strange shift in movement. No longer forward. But sideways. Sideways. The car moved sideways towards the gap in the road side rail. Falling. Falling.  We were going to go under. I knew it. My … [Read more...]