parenting

First School Night

Several nights ago was a seminal moment in our household. Our oldest, Sam, started kindergarten the next morning. Danielle and I had been preparing for and living in mortal fear of this day for months. Partly for the usual reasons—our little baby growing up, circle of life, and so on.[…]

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Things Parents Should NOT Do to Keep Their Kids from Becoming Cynics: Part 1

In my last post, I argued that some people become cynical jerks to stick it to their parents. Because I’m assuming most evangelical parents would prefer their kids not become cynical jerks, I have six pieces of can’t-fail advice which I just made up. But first, one giant caveat–I’m not[…]

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