What I Learned About Judgment When My Toddler Wouldn’t Sleep

(I first wrote this weeks ago in early December, but never got around to posting it.  Over the holidays Junia slept great.  Today, the first day my wife is back at school, Junia refused to nap.  That is somewhat ironic timing as I post this.) For most of her young life, Junia has been a … Continue reading What I Learned About Judgment When My Toddler Wouldn’t Sleep

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How My Daughter’s Fall On Her Head Made Me Think About the Gun Debate

On Sunday Junia was playing in the yard.  Emily was right there with her, keeping an eye on her, playing with her.  Nevertheless, Junia tripped when she was running and fell onto a rock.  She had to go to the emergency room to get the large cut on her head (any cut on your two … Continue reading How My Daughter’s Fall On Her Head Made Me Think About the Gun Debate

Getting Crafty and then Reading about Baby Brains (i.e., some parenting books)

I am not artistic.  The thought of drawing and painting almost makes me cringe.  Actually, as I wrote those words I thought back to "drawing and painting" class in junior high and...pardon me while I sob in the corner for five minutes. Okay, I'm back. Anyway, I am not a very artistic person.  But thanks … Continue reading Getting Crafty and then Reading about Baby Brains (i.e., some parenting books)