April Moments

Maybe, just maybe, telling the story is just as important as the story itself

Cecilia

Daycare delight

“Daycare is a sad, lonely place for washed up, old toys who have no owners.” – Woody, “Toy Story 3” Every once in a while, I have a conversation with an acquaintance that goes a little something like this. Acquaintance: “Where are your children when you’re working?” Me: “Elliot is in first grade, so he’s […]

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Curious questions

What if churches stopped herding our children into rooms with separate, age-appropriate programming? What if our children always attended the main church service with us? What if we taught our children that worship is about giving, rather than receiving – giving of ourselves to God? What if we taught our children that all of worship […]

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The big deal about bangs, part 2

I almost feel as though I should apologize for writing another blog about my daughter’s hair. Almost. I’m not going to apologize, though. I got my hair cut Tuesday, so I told my hairdresser about my recent post titled, “The big deal about bangs.” Recounting the story, I said, “My husband knows now that he […]

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The pool and the pull

Last summer was my first experience taking my two children to the public pool. At that time, I had an energetic 5-year-old and a tiny newborn. The first time I tried it, Cecilia was seven weeks old. SEVEN WEEKS. This summer, I’ve got a 6-year-old, still full of energy, and a 1-year-old who can walk, […]

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