Category Parenting

Masculine Corrective

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To Hell With The Chicken Fingers

My family and I have just returned from a two-week vacation (trip). We traveled more than 4,000 miles in 13 days and God blessed us through it all, no complaints. For you parents reading this, you know that traveling with little children is a bit difficult. Routines are disrupted, schedules are broken, rebellion increases, your […]

Old Fogey Rumpus

Let me say, right here at the start, that I am one of those crotchety grumps who believe in the old ways when water ran downhill, circles stayed round, and yes, boys were boys and girls were girls. Ah, the good ol’ days. And to that point, let record be made that God’s creation design […]

Calm Down, Dad

Let me relay a humbling story to you. My family and I were on a little weekend trip to visit some sister churches in another town, in another state. A six hour drive included about four hours of our three year old singing 20 letters of the alphabet along with his own song made up […]

Jesus Christ, Dragonslayer

My son is two and a half and he is beginning to associate scary things with fear. On occasion he will be playing with some cars on the kitchen floor, then, out of nowhere, he will shriek and run to his room yelling, “Monsters coming!” and then he will dive on his bed and hide […]

Real Family

I have had the privilege for the past few days to walk with a family as their matriarch heads to that end which we are all bound, death. This family, including the matriarch, approached death with a boldness that can only come from knowing the truth of the security of her life in Christ. They […]

A Smattering of Goodies (September)

There are some good freebies out there for us this month, along with some insightful blog articles. Check them out. Ligonier is giving away the ebook, Welcome to a Reformed Church: A Guide for Pilgrims by Daniel Hyde. I have not read this book by Pastor Hyde, but I have read some other literature by him […]