And there he stood – resolute, but maybe a little sheepish. Our dryer broke a couple of weeks ago which meant we were lugging wet laundry down to the nearest laundromat. My younger two drank in the sight of this new experience. I wasn’t the only newbie to the laundromat. Another woman was there who […]
In this distracted day and age, it is easy to put parenting on auto-pilot. But we can't afford to do that. We need to be actively engaged in preparing this generation by protecting the innocence of childhood while also preparing them to one day head out on their own.
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[An excerpt from Knight’s in Training (affiliate link) and an expanded tutorial for this important game. I’m sharing more about helping our kids pursue honesty over at The Character Corner today as well!] Weaving Webs and Forming Habits One day as we were shooting hoops, I asked my boys how one can become a better basketball […]
It didn’t take long into married life for frustration to set in. We loved each other deeply, but I just didn’t get him. Why did he do this? Why didn’t he understand that? If we could just talk things out, I was sure he would come around to my way of thinking. If he would […]
Today, I unveil the official knight’s Code of Chivalry that ended up in the book and a free poster download for you as we begin the countdown to the book release at the end of May! Here is my original chivalry challenge post that inspired the book! Today, I want to take you back to […]
No one likes failure, but I think some of us may struggle with it more than others. I have one child in particular who loathes failure. He is often paralyzed by merely the thought of it; so much so that he can’t seem to get started. Now this isn’t all bad. He’s my cautious one, […]
As dusk approaches, my oldest and I slip out to the trail behind our new home for a stroll. The birds chirp as a slight breeze rustles through the trees – music to my ears. He looks at me with a special smile and grabs my hand. Both of us are lost in thought. I […]