My parents bought a skeleton house with nothing but the frame and the siding intact. At first, we had no running water, no electricity, no heating, and no cooling. Dad filled plastic barrels in the back of his truck with water from a pumping station and hauled them home for us to top off our… Continue reading Who’s Design IS This?–What’s WRONG with Our Family-building Approach, and How We Can Fix It
#1 Eat all your food. I don't always make them eat everything on their plate; for example, if it's way too spicy because I accidentally added too much chile powder, I show compassion and only make them eat half. Most of the time, though, I serve them what I consider a reasonable amount, and require… Continue reading Rules I Teach My Children: #1
There are books which are "nice," and then there are books which are life-changing. Let me introduce a few that have impacted my own life, and which I think might do so for yours, too. These books cover topics that I often write about on my blog. Headcovering: Just released in November of 2016, Head Covering:… Continue reading Transformational Books!
Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. I once heard a popular Bible teacher say that to "train up a child" means to "guide a child according to his natural bent." Though I'm no one to argue with a… Continue reading Lazy Children?