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End of Chapter One

Wow I can’t believe it’s done. We reached the end of chapter one! Our first year in Oman is not quite over yet, since we moved here in August 2019 but our first school year at ABA Oman, and even more significantly, our first 14 weeks of home-learning are officially over today.  14 weeks, 98… Continue reading End of Chapter One

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Broken pieces

The Japanese practise the art of fixing broken objects. They say that things that break don't necessarily become useless. No, instead something that suffered a damage has a history! And by showing the scars it can become (even more) beautiful! Isn't that just a lovely way to look at things? The mending of broken pieces with… Continue reading Broken pieces

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Bravery vs courage vs confidence

Over the past weeks I've been talking about characters strengths, taking a character survey (*), reading books, listening to podcasts and participating in an online course around bravery, courage and confidence. And I started to wonder even more about those words - bravery, courage and confidence. How do I see them? What do they mean… Continue reading Bravery vs courage vs confidence

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Words – yet nothing to write

Do you have these moments that you really do want to write but don't find a way to put all that's in your head in order? The moments when you have words yet nothing to write? These weeks mess with my head and ideas and thoughts. It's so much that is happening, yet as well… Continue reading Words – yet nothing to write

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5 top reflections on my 2019 intention 

As some of you might know, I've been setting yearly intentions for quite a while now. Not just an intention, a motto, actually. One that I keep close to me throughout the year. I don’t have one for the year to come yet, but I took the time for a reflection on the 2019 motto… Continue reading 5 top reflections on my 2019 intention