The Last Time

On our way to a concert in Chapel Hill my girls and I ran through the drive through at that Most Holiest of All Fast Food restaurants (you know the one). As we wound through the line and passed the gigantic glass-enclosed petri-dish called a play set, my daughter said “I wish we had known … More The Last Time

Parenting: The Stuff Nobody Warned You About

I think every parent has had one of those moments when you stop and go, “Why didn’t somebody warn me about this?”  I know I have them.  Sometimes they’re the “how can that much of that come out of one kid?!” moments.  Other times, they’re the “I didn’t realize that would fit there” moments.  But that’s … More Parenting: The Stuff Nobody Warned You About

Emerging from the Mire

The latest issue of Christianity Today has a very interesting article about “Emerging Adulthood” in  Americans that are 18-29.  It’s a brief interview with the author of a book on the subject, Christian Smith, and his findings on this age groups beliefs (or lack thereof).  I found the following two excerpts interesting. When asked “What … More Emerging from the Mire