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Enjoying the Ride

On the way home from church on Sunday, my 4yo son Eli was keeping all of us entertained with his crazy antics and over-the-top laughter and facial expressions. I couldn’t help but...

Fostering Relationship and Responsibility with my Preschooler

Over the past month, I’ve been using an iPhone app called Marble Jar to encourage my 4yo son to adopt more age-appropriate responsibilities. The efficiency of the app has depended on...

Wordless Wednesday: Our Own Star Wars Saga

For last week’s Wordless Wednesday, I snapped a picture of mixed-up LEGO minifigures that I found lined up by my son on the dining room table. Today, I stumbled upon another funny...

I Think I’m the One Being Trained

The scripture says: “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” (Proverbs 22:6) We’re in the midst of many types of...

Everybody Knows My Name

My 4yo son and I have a routine at the grocery store checkout. If he stays in the cart, he gets to help me with the debit/credit card machine. I instruct him: “Press the green...

How a Photograph Changed My Perspective

I’ve had a challenging week with my 4yo son. He’s gone through a series of big-boy milestones recently, and I’m thinking that maybe they all came crashing down on him this...

Wordless Wednesday: Four? Score!

{Happy Birthday to my littlest man! These were all taken on or near his birthday. Today is a special day – not only turning four, but starting preschool, too! HAPPY...

Wordless Wednesday: This Time Next Week

{this time next week… he will be four years old he will have his first day of preschool we will be getting ready to fly with him to California for my sister’s wedding. i...

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