Limiting “screen time”

By |2010-12-28T14:14:47-06:00December 28th, 2010|

Reader and FB friend Lynda wrote to ask a parenting question. I'm no expert, so I'd love your opinion on this: "how do you limit electronics for your children in your home?" Our kids are [...]

Do you cook on Sabbath?

By |2010-05-16T17:06:52-05:00May 16th, 2010|

As we listened to a message on Sabbath keeping a couple of weeks ago, my friend leaned over and whispered in my ear, "do you cook on Sabbath?" It should be noted that I love [...]

Joy in the midst of change…

By |2010-05-08T09:45:38-05:00May 8th, 2010|

My friend Linda Bryant has a great little blog that you should check out. I got to do a guest post last week, so stop by and check it out, but read her other stuff, [...]

Father’s Day

By |2009-06-20T10:21:51-05:00June 20th, 2009|

Just a reminder that tomorrow is Father's Day. I got to spend some time with my dad last week, when he and my mom came out to visit (they live in Calif.). The more I [...]

the family that reads together…

By |2008-10-14T18:08:48-05:00October 14th, 2008|

Tuesday is the best night, because neither of my kids has practice. No driving, no working in dinner around sports and carpools. So after dinner, Aaron and I lay on the two couches in the [...]

Carpool karma

By |2008-08-05T12:56:58-05:00August 5th, 2008|

Well, it’s back to my job as taxi-driver this week. My kids both have practice (Aaron for football, Melanie for futbol (aka soccer)). They both practice every night at 5:30, so getting them where they need to go, [...]

Nurturing creativity

By |2018-03-02T19:06:27-06:00July 23rd, 2008|

Parenting teens is not easy. This afternoon both my kids took their window screens off of their windows, to let more air in, they said. They leaned the screens on the roof outside their windows. [...]

Sweet Sabbath

By |2018-03-02T19:06:48-06:00June 22nd, 2008|

Today was a totally sweet Sabbath. In a classic last minute decision, my daughter decided that today would be a good day to get baptized. Our church holds baptism several times a year indoors, but [...]

I joined Facebook!

By |2008-06-21T15:54:30-05:00June 21st, 2008|

In an attempt to keep up with technology and communicating with younger friends and readers, I joined Facebook this week. I was at a meeting with the good folks at Zondervan Publishing this week (they're [...]

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