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Natural Consequences

When you become a foster parent, you sign a form that states the type of discipline you agree to use in your home. You pretty much forget about that document until the children arrive. The first few days are an … Continue reading

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TPR: Passing the Tipping Point

Today was a bittersweet day for us. Our hearts, minds and prayers were on the other side of town with our dear friends who lost their newborn yesterday. These were the people, if you recall, that I asked for prayers … Continue reading

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Grace in the Park

One-by-one the dandelions dropped upon my wife’s knee. Delivered by sullen-faced boys presenting their offerings of atonement before running back out into the field to gather more. After a few moments, my wife broke our conversation about the preceding hour’s … Continue reading

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Jesus and Santa

I thought we were done with Christmas stuff. But no. On Thursday evening, as I’m bringing the boys home from pre-school (well, after school care for Older One), a discussion erupts in the car. I later determined that it was … Continue reading

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The 75 Percent Truth About Christmas

All Little Guy wanted for Christmas was a brand new red bike-a-cycle. Not a bicycle, that’s far too complex a word. Besides, it’s far more fun to call it a bike-a-cycle. And on Christmas Day, about 4:30 p.m. as the … Continue reading

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