'parenting' Tagged Posts

'parenting' Tagged Posts

Thomas Turns 3

Today is Thomas’s third birthday, I have now been a dad for five and half years. This is a sweet time in life, when my boys still think everything I say is gospel and they still want hugs, bedtime books and stories, and nighttime cuddles. It is a real joy to spend so much time with them and to share so much love with them. They each have special kisses just for me and…

It Takes a Village

This past week our boys Oliver (5) and Thomas (2.5) have lost the ability to go to sleep. It was never really their strongest feature but with the elongated days things have been getting a little out of hand. Our stories of little boys with coughs that turn into superpowers allowing them to cough at a bus to move it and save a group of people go on into the night as our…

God Wanted Me to Punch Him…

This week I saw my four year old punch my two year old. “hey, what are you doing?” I said, trying not to flip out. “Papa, the bible says to treat others as you want them to treat you. Thomas punched me so he must want me to punch him” 4Hear, O Israel: the LORD our God is one LORD: 5and thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with…