Am I My Brother's Keeper?

I’ve felt for several years that my oldest son, Benjamin, had to grow up too fast. And he’s only 7 1/2 years old (at the time of this post). It started right after he was born. I’d always heard about post-partum depression, and was warned by my...

Am I My Brother’s Keeper?

I’ve felt for several years that my oldest son, Benjamin, had to grow up too fast. And he’s only 7 1/2 years old (at the time of this post). It started right after he was born. I’d always heard about post-partum depression, and was warned by my...

Homework Woes

School started two weeks ago, and this is our first week with regular homework. Last year, Sam’s kindergarten homework consisted of reading every night and writing the name of the book he read, one sentence that told about the book, and a smiley or frowney face...

Milestones

Milestones can be a difficult time in the life of a child, though they are certainly moreso for a parent. While children don’t often know what’s going on (especially as very young children), the parents know exactly what’s supposed to be...

Post Tenebras, Lux: Grieving with Hope

“But we do not want you to be uninformed, brethren, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve, as do the rest who have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so God will bring with Him those who have fallen asleep in...