Oh, Joy and Gladness
Last night Brave #1 was telling me that we need to do our weekly breakfast thing today (Wed.) instead of tomorrow like we usually do because of some scheduling concerns. Read More
A Girl Can Dream, Can’t She?
We’re in the middle of another Indiana snowstorm. Not a blade of grass is showing and if you’re like me, you’re getting plenty tired of battling frostbite in all regions Read More
What kind of kids is that man raising?
Later, I told the boys, “This really went together fast. It would have been even faster if I wouldn’t have had to skin a neighbor.” To which Jamison replied, “If Read More
There’s Really Nothing Happening Here
“Really?” I say. “Nothing happened?” “Nope.” Out of curiosity I decided to keep a record this week of what really goes on here in the course of a normal, boring Read More
We Have Lights, Sound, and Action
There would be no need for a team of experts, you see, if I could just control the remote. We all know, however, that men are born with a remote Read More
Teeth! Diapers! Rashes! Cranky baby!
If you haven’t been through this whole thing of having a baby way on behind, it’s hard to explain how surreal it feels to go back and do this all Read More
Kids Say the Darndest Things
“The ladies go loco for a brother in a polo.” Jamison, 12/07. Perhaps he thinks a polo showcases his muscles to advantage? He informed me once that a guy’s muscles Read More
Extraordinary Moments in Ordinary Days
One thing that was so relaxing about our holidays was the quiet and the lack of rush. As recounted in a previous column, the Schrock festivities were held at Thanksgiving. Read More