What I want my son to know on my birthday

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.  Proverbs 22:6 ...more

6 Reasons I May Not Be An Adult

The Parents of 2014

How many of you remember your mothers packing your lunch for you for school when you were young? You opened up that brightly colored plastic tote every day and found one of the following things in one variation or another. You might have had a peanut butter and jelly sandwich (on wheat if your parents were health nuts), a fruit roll up or a snack pack, a capri sun or a juice box, and maybe a piece of fruit, but most likely you had a bag of chips or cheetos. Some kids had spaghettios in a thermos or even a (dare I say it? ) a lunchable? Yikes!...more

The hand prints.

Our friends were building a new home.They had purchased a lot down the street from us.It was an exciting time. My son was totally into the build.He loved everything about the construction.We would bike over and see what was happening every day....more

Another parent's take on the lie of Santa.

"My friend doesn't believe in Santa anymore." ...more

The Myth is Over, But the Magic Remains

This is it, I thought to myself. I just had this feeling the moment was upon me. But I never would have guessed Arnold Schwarzenegger was going to be the impetus for the conversation....more

The battle of the wills.

Her daughter was born medically fragile.She had too many diagnosis to list.She was actively dying.She had special needs.She was small in stature.She couldn’t walk far or fast.  But, she was still a child....more