Parenting Category

A Father’s Thoughts on Father’s Day

The Third Sunday of June…Father’s Day. What really is the point of Father’s Day anyway? Is it just: The day when ugly ties and grill-tool sets make the perfect combo gift. That one day a year where men get to be selfish and feel good about it. That holiday when our wives and children use […]

Read More

Game Seven

Fourteen years ago, Kara and I took a road trip out west when I graduated medical school. Currently, we are making a similar trip  with our girls. As we are traveling across the country, one thing that it seems every place has in common: sports. I’ve seen baseball diamonds in towns that didn’t even have […]

Read More

Giving Your Kids Jesus Part VI: Live With Purpose

Have you ever heard the phrase “Cleaning the house with a toddler present is like shoveling the driveway in a snow storm.” Can anyone relate? (And all the hands go up!) There have been times in my life that I have felt the “Why bother?” or “Does it even matter?” Here I am spending all […]

Read More

Giving Your Kids Jesus Part V: Be Intentional With the Word

I love reading. I always have, and I always will! I cannot remember a time in my life that I haven’t loved reading. I love the feel of a book in my hands, the sound of cracking open a new book, the smell of it’s pages…I love libraries full of books. I have laughed and […]

Read More

Giving Your Kids Jesus Part IV: Be Intentional

  We have talked about the importance of redefining what success looks like in our homes. We talked about how we can’t give what we don’t have — the journey of giving our kids Jesus begins with us! And, we’ve talked about the importance of bringing them along with us. The next couple of posts […]

Read More