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Babies & Toddlers

Rice Krispies Mother’s Day Mug

Mother’s Day is coming! Sometimes we can get it in our head that our children are going to instinctively work at making Mother’s Day great for us. However, we are the…

Praying for Pirates

My boys’ love for the VeggieTales’ Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything has mercifully saved me from a phase of them having heroes who pillage and destroy—not unlike the Somali pirates we’ve…

Problem Child

“I DON’T WANT TO GO TO THE BATHROOM!” He was doing that distinctive wiggle on his chair, and he’d been doing it for 10 minutes. Rather than another last-minute dash upstairs, I hefted his…

Sleepless Moms

I am having a week where I am busier than usual, and add to that a sick kid, and sleep for me has been fleeting lately. Actually I have been feeling sort of…

Three-Year-Olds

Several of my young friends have three-year-olds. I myself have four grandchildren in or nearly in this age group. All of us agree that the threes have become the “terrible…

Daddy’s Home

I had to laugh last night—when my husband arrived home from work I was in the middle of a mess in the kitchen, my son was in his room with…

A New Appreciation for Preschool Parents and Teachers

This morning as I jumped into the car after dropping of my youngest at her preschool for special needs, my phone rang. I answered, unsuspecting. “Jennifer?” I heard a measure of desperation…

A Full Drawer of Imagination

Fostering creativity in my kids is a big deal to me as a mom. God Himself is infinitely creative (see Genesis 1), so I think that ingenuity is a way of reflecting…

Four-Year-Old Theology and Garage Sale Wisdom

It was one of those rare times that I got to pick up Lydia, our 4-year-old granddaughter, from preschool. Talk about a boost to the ego! She squealed my name,…

Rainy Day Idea #1: Treasure Hunt!

If The Pirates Who Don’t Do Anything sent your boys into a never-ending pirates phase, too (“RRRR! It’s a fine day at sea, Mom!”), or if your kids have that…

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