Tag: Children

Willing to Watch

  This a post from a fellow blogger Matthew Warner from his blog the Radical Life: http://theradicallife.org/willing-to-watch. This is a great post and one I’ve been wanting to write about. Enjoy! I have the privilege of taking my son to his Taekwondo class every… Continue Reading “Willing to Watch”

The Pacifier

  If you have had a child for more than a few days you will know about the awesome power of the pacifier. Whether you call it a paci, binkie or dummy (the British apparently call it that) it rocks. It is a simple… Continue Reading “The Pacifier”

The Power of a Child

There is this couple at my church that when I look at them I think ‘sophisticated’. The wife has a certain elegance that is natural to her. The husband is someone that you can tell is very educated and commands authority. This couple is… Continue Reading “The Power of a Child”

A New Tradition

As a Youth Minister I have come to see that 95% of the issues many kids have are in one way or another related to daddy issues. Whenever I have a kid come to me about drugs, behavioral, social, spiritual, sexual and or emotional… Continue Reading “A New Tradition”

Cor Meum

It is hard to believe, but my daughter turned a year old two weeks ago. I blinked and she had teeth, hair, and now she moves. Everyone says that the first year flies by and everyone is right. My wife and I had a… Continue Reading “Cor Meum”

Nails

One of the more challenging things I do with Claire is trimming her finger and toenails. I remember the first time I did it. It was traumatic—for me. I had the clippers out and was able to get a few fingernails in a half… Continue Reading “Nails”

Are you lying to your children about Santa?

This is a post from a blog I follow called The Radical Life by Matthew Warner. Matthew gave me permission to post on my blog. It is one of the best responses I have seen to the whole do we tell kids about Santa or… Continue Reading “Are you lying to your children about Santa?”

Switching Car Seats

Claire had her first Thanksgiving this year and she got to meet some family members she hadn’t met before. Claire had some other firsts besides Thanksgiving and family: She started waving her hands to say hi and bye and if you listen carefully enough… Continue Reading “Switching Car Seats”