Category: Life

In the Wake of a Nightmare

I’d like to encourage you, if you can, to put your phone down, put your tablet down, shut your laptop lid, get up from your desk – and go find your kids. Hug them tight, kiss their temples, tell them how much you love them. Let go of the stress of day-to-day life and parenting and reclaim that abundance of joy that you felt when they were first born and all you wanted to do was sit and stare at their faces all day.

A Public Service Announcement About In Laws

Talking to a friend the other day, she mentioned going to her in law’s home for Thanksgiving. She casually said something about how her mother-in-law asked her to bring canned cranberry sauce and napkins to the dinner. She said, “She knows how much I like to cook. This is just a power play on her …

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Gregg Bridgeman & JP Robinson

Men are More Than Black and White

No human being should have to live in fear of treatment from other human beings based on outward appearance. Never ever.

Thus Ends the Beginning

Today ends my first full year homeschooling.

A Tuba, an Accordion, a Mini-Drum, and a Banjo Walk Into a Bar…

Last night, we drove up to a place called 3rd Turn at Oldham Gardens to listen to a band called Squeeze-bot. I have to say, we went because we read the bios of the band members and were completely intrigued and just wanted to be a part of it. Here is their website:

Family Movie Night: Love and Monsters

Last night, we had family movie night. We have two teenaged boys. These days, movies are all about girl power and women affirmation and while that’s occasionally fun, it’s always nice to find a movie that still lets the boy be the hero all the way.

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