Remember the good old days, when you used to stay awake at night dreaming of summer? No school, no homework…just two months of relaxation and fun – right? If you’re a parent, you’re probably laughing uncontrollably right now. Why? Because you know that cabin fever sets in after two weeks are through, and being stuck […]Read more "A Parent’s Guide to Surviving Summer"
“The most decisive actions of our lives – I mean those that are likely to decide the whole course of our future – are, more often than not, unconsidered.” – Andre Gide No class, book, or amount of good-intentioned advice can truly prepare you for the ups and downs of fatherhood. When I […]Read more "K – “King Me”: The Art of Fatherhood"
As families grow larger, buying Christmas gifts for everyone can become increasingly complicated – not to mention expensive! In our home, we’ve found a way to simplify Christmas and keep the story of Christ at the center of it all – including the gifts! When Janelle and I first got married, a middle-aged woman […]Read more "Simplifying Christmas: Giving as the Wise Men Did"
My wife and I are always on the lookout for good television programs for our children to watch, and actually finding these is not always easy! There are plenty of cartoons and children’s shows to choose from, but not all of them capture the imagination of our 7-year-old and our 2-year old. On top […]Read more "Television Review – “VeggieTales in the House”"
Allow me to introduce you to the amazing, never before seen Curious George mini-pumpkin! (Courtesy of my two-year-old son…) Here’s one side of my Batman pumpkin… sadly, this bat almost flew away (had to hold it down with toothpicks…) And here’s the other side of my Batman pumpkin. The kids weren’t too impressed, but […]Read more "Wordless Wednesday – Pumpkin Carving Fun!"