It is said that sibling rivalry is the best form of contraception. – Unknown
It usually takes two to fight. If one picks a fight and the other doesn’t respond, there will be no fight. However, if one starts and the other reacts, we refer to it as a fight.
Children don’t have to agree with you to treat you with respect.
We need to teach our children respect for other people’s time, property, space and feelings, and to respect their elders as well as an older sibling.
- Preheat oven to 190 degrees. Lightly butter, or line 16 muffin cups with paper liners.
- In a deep bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt.
- Then in the bowl of your electric mixer, or with a hand mixer, cream the butter and xylitol until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating until smooth. Beat in the vanilla extract. Add hot water and then add the flour mixture and beat only until incorporated.
- Separate your mixture into two bowls.
- Add cocoa powder to one bowl and mix for a further few seconds until all mixed in.
- Fill each muffin cup two-thirds full with one spoon if each batter and use a knife to cut a figure of 8 throughout the centre to combine it but not mix the colonies. Bake for about 20 minutes or until risen, springy to the touch, and a toothpick inserted into a cupcake comes out clean. Remove from oven and place on a wire rack to cool.
- Blend cream cheese, vanilla and almond essence and stevia until smooth. Desperate into two bowls. Add cocoa to second bowl and blend further.
- Pipe or spread two colors and decorate.
What is character and how important is it?
Character is who and what you are, and how you respond or react when no significant person is watching.
What kind of parent are you?
Some people go into parenting saying ‘I will never do what my parents did to me’ or ‘I will bring up my children exactly the way my parents brought me up.’ Then, when the honeymoon is over and baby is a toddler, your spouse suddenly announces that the correct and only way to parent is the opposite of what you believe.