Really? Already?

Well... it happened. And we're not even a month into the new school year. I've got a cold. I mean, it's certainly not the end of the world. I've had worse. But to think we've gotten three full weeks of school under our belts. And even saying that is a stretch, because the first week … Continue reading Really? Already?

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Sleep Study

On my way to work the other day, I heard them talk on the radio about a sleep study that has come out of West Virginia University. According to the study, new parents can expect a disruption to the amount of sleep they get each night, compared to how much sleep they would have gotten … Continue reading Sleep Study

Question of the Week #150

Would you be willing to give up all television for the next five years if it would induce someone to provide for 1,000 starving children in Indonesia? This is a hard one to answer. The Book of Questions was first compiled in 1985, when television was a completely different thing than it is now. I … Continue reading Question of the Week #150

There Is No Parenting Handbook

I recently had a conversation with my friend Megan about parenting. Honestly, I'm never sure how much input I have a right to give in regards to parenting, seeing as how I have zero children myself. But the background I've had in school counseling and children's ministry gives me something of a unique perspective on … Continue reading There Is No Parenting Handbook

Question of the Week #122

If you were happily married, and then met someone you felt was certain to always bring you deeply passionate, intoxicating love, would you leave your spouse? What if you had kids? Whether I had kids or not, the answer is absolutely no. If I'm married, it means I already met the one person whom I … Continue reading Question of the Week #122

AFI #34 – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs 1937 Directed by David Hand Netflix says... Walt Disney broke new ground in 1937 with this animated feature-length film, based on the famous fairy tale collected by the Brothers Grimm, about a jealous queen, her beautiful stepdaughter, seven lovable dwarfs and a handsome prince. The Oscar-nominated classic includes the … Continue reading AFI #34 – Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Kids Say the Darnedest Things

Throughout my work as a school counselor, I liked to post Facebook status updates which were not actually status updates at all. Instead, they were quotes from the kids I worked with at the elementary school on a daily basis. Some of them are a priceless kind of hilarious. Others are probably only funny to … Continue reading Kids Say the Darnedest Things