Category Archives: parenting

It’s Not Me, It’s You

“When Ahab saw Elijah, Ahab said to him, ‘Is it you, your troubler of Israel?’” (1 Kings 18:17) Often the kids will get upset when they receive consequences [..]

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Why are you sleeping?

Parenting has been less than fun lately.  There’s been tension in our relationship with one unnamed child and we have been struggling to maintain perspective during our daily [..]

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Feeling stuck

One of the best parts of my job is that I’ve been able to take my kids to really amazing places around the world.  I first got the [..]

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Tooth Fairy Tuesday

Okay here’s another tooth fairy letter from my middle daughter’s tooth fairy.  I think this is my favorite one so far.  Two teeth at once!  Happy Tuesday! Dear [..]

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A letter from the tooth fairy part one

So I mentioned in my post yesterday that each of my kids has their own individual tooth fairy.  This one belongs to our middle daughter whose personal tooth [..]

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Is it an Ipod or a Canoe? Parenting Against the Tide

My pastor gave his final sermon last Sunday.  He’s our associate pastor.  A great guy, really good teacher and just got a job as a senior pastor of [..]

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Communication Breakdown

Parenting is an adventure in communication.  Sometimes the communication gap can be pretty staggering.  “So that’s what you meant when you said clean my room?”  Yes, the whole [..]

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Taking it one verse at a time

So my 12 year old daughter and I are heading to South Asia tomorrow afternoon.  From a ministry perspective, we are heading there to establish a new work [..]

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