Thursday, September 18, 2014

September/October School Holiday Progam’s

Tuesday 23rd September:  Decision Making – Where Are Your Decisions Leading You?

decision making

Pre-Teen Program:  9am-11am

Teen Program: 11am-1pm

Cost: $30

Gender: Boys and Girls

We make hundreds, even thousands of decisions every day. Some are naturally easier to make, while others require a little more thought and support from those around us. The need to fit in and feel accepted is a normal hurdle that all teenagers face. The lengths that some teens go to achieve this can quite often send them in the wrong direction. This holiday program is designed to help equip young people to be able Continue Reading >>

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Strip the Material Possessions Away and What Would Your Family Look Like?

Today I spent the day with a family who live and work in Mexico, supporting hundreds of families in poverty.  After hearing stories of internal wars and the hardship that many are suffering I had to stop and ask myself, “How would my family survive in these circumstances?” Strip the material possessions away and what would we look like?

Shopping bags

As parents in an affluent country we often get so caught up in wanting to provide “the best” for our children.  But is “the best” really the best for them?  My biggest concern for this generation is how possession orientated they Continue Reading >>

Thursday, September 11, 2014

An Insight into Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) by John Meteyard

A study conducted in 2007 by the Australian Advisory Board on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) concluded that around one in every 160 Australian children and young people have some form of autism. Recent years have witnessed a huge increase in awareness about ASDs through characters in movies, books and TV shows including Sheldon from Big Bang Theory, Oskar in Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, and Christopher in the Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time.

Vaccine3At the same time there remains a considerable amount of confusion and misunderstanding about what autism is, what causes it, Continue Reading >>

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