In our home we have three guinea pigs (in addition to an English Mastiff, a bearded dragon, a bunch of fish, and almost as many kids). Guinea pigs make great pets... especially if you have a lot of kids who all want a pet! They are small, fairly clean, and relatively low maintenance. They are … Continue reading How to clean a guinea pig
Dallas turned 6 on Wednesday! (Happy Birthday Princess!) We went to her class to take her cake and celebrate her birthday with her friends. Outside the classroom were several large sheets of paper with this question on the top: We set to looking to see what Dallas had written... how she defined "family." We found … Continue reading Family defined
This post has no spiritual value. It does not contain a leadership or life principle, but it does make a very true biological statement... but we'll get to that in a minute. Dallas, our five year old explorer, is interested in worms. Right now at school, her class is building a worm farm and learning … Continue reading Worms poop too
Ashton's favorite play place. I don't understand it, but it seems to occupy her. Dallas broke the news to us this week that she is expecting... like mommy.
Recently Lexington has been mesmerized by yodeling. We found this clip of apparently one of the better yodelers, judging by the large crowd. As a side thought... can you imagine an evening at a yodeling fest? I dare you to try to watch this whole video without laughing... go ahead... try it...
Recently we've started playing a little game around our house; often it's played at the kitchen table. Each person will say something they like about the person next to them. This is one of the ways we are teaching and reinforcing the characteristic of kindness that we want to see in our children. (I wrote … Continue reading I have great armpits
Yesterday morning one of "The Ladies" asked me for some chocolate milk. Because she had not yet eaten breakfast, I told her "No." She folded her arms, looked deep into my eyes, and said, "Dad, I'm not impressed with you." Huh?
It's been a while since I've posted some "waddup", so here's a bit of what's happening these days: Yesterday I met with a lawyer to begin working on the articles of incorporation for Walls Down Church and securing our 501(c)3 status as a church. There's a lot of detail that goes into starting a new … Continue reading Some waddup
This morning one of "The Ladies" walked up to me and said, "I'm mad." I asked, "Why?" Her response... "Cause I don't want to be happy." OK, I suppose that's a good enough reason. 😉