Legacy of Long Marriages

My grandparents have been married for 66 years. Nana and Papa’s marriage embodies all I want mine to be after that long.  They hold hands while walking together, they are each other’s best friend, and they still look at each other in a way that lets any outward observer know they are in love. But,…

Day 26: Vision Therapy – It’s a Thing.

Kids learn at an amazing rate and they are capable of so much more at an early age than we ever imagined.  It’s that accelerated learning process that keeps us parents in awe and actually makes us super annoying when our kids are toddlers and preschoolers because we are all secretly convinced that our children…

Day 19: Grace and Parenting

Grace used to be tough concept for me to wrap my mind around.  I’m not talking about the smooth, coordinated movement kind of grace; I’m talking about the special favor, exemption variety. After all, we don’t live in a graceful world.  We live in a get-ahead-at-all-costs, don’t-get-mad-get-even world.  In fact, I think that I could…