The ABC’s of Me

I have about a million posts in draft. Ok that is not true. I am using hyperbole here, but I have a bunch going on and I can’t bring myself to actually finish anything ....more

Netflix and His New Obsession

I blame Netflix for this. Which means I suppose I have to blame myself since we have Netflix because of me. Plus I am the one who encouraged him to break free from Curious George and find some other shows to fill his “quiet time” while Charlie and Alice nap ....more

Upon Your Sixth Birthday

Dear Eddie, You are six now. I am actually a little speechless. (but wait for it ....more

In His Image

So God created mankind in his own image; in the image of God he created them. Genesis 1:27 ...more

A Father’s Day Letter

Dear Cortney, Happy Father’s Day, my love! ...more

Ways My Baby is Like Having a Cat

When Alice was just shy of being a month old, we stopped by my friend, The Pastor’s Wife’s, house to drop of a couple things. I went around lunch time, and when I popped in, The Pastor (our pastor, actually) was sitting at the counter eating his lunch–a bowl of sugary cereal. “Where’s Alice?” he quickly asked ....more


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The Motion of Motherhood

Why are you swaying? You know you’re not holding the baby, right? I laughed and stopped moving ....more

The Potty Mouth At the Table

I like to laugh, so I decided to read a Laurie Notaro book. It’s really that simple. I have only read one other book by Notaro,There’s a (Slight) Chance I Might Be Going to Hell: A Novel of Sewer Pipes, Pageant Queens, and Big Trouble, and it was funny ....more

Being a Sheep

There is a song that our children sing in church. It goes: I just wanna...more