I feel as though I should start with a few disclaimers:  #1. I have not owned a dog for very long, so my perspective is limited.  #2. I realize not […]

Last week I argued (well, I didn’t “argue”, but you know what I mean) that it’s quite easy to be like the world. In fact, when we look at 1 John […]

Remember when your mom used to say “If everyone jumped off a bridge, would you do it?” The unmistakable point to this silly question was, “It doesn’t matter what everyone […]

As each new schooling semester starts up, I find myself planning like crazy. I typically re-evaluate the current classes my girls take, their extra curricular involvements (or lack thereof) and […]

Come January most of us are thinking about new goals for a new year. Even if we don’t declare our resolutions, in all likelihood, we have decided on a few […]

I think most of us genuinely like Christmas. Not only do we love celebrating Jesus’ birth, but we enjoy the extra time spent with those we love, we like the […]

I am here to declare that Santa Claus is real!  Okay, not the old plump guy in the big red suit, but the real historical man that originally inspired that […]

Working with kids usually teaches us a whole host of life lessons. And I’ve come to learn that being a dog-owner can too.  Take for instance the other day: I […]

The morning began with tears. One of my daughters did not want to go to school. The reason was connected to a PE class in which she got hurt the […]