Tag Archives: children

Do You Allow Your Kids To Do Sleepovers?

I have young daughters and am thinking more and more about how to handle different situations that will eventually arise as they get older. One of those situations is the desire/request to have a sleepover at the home of a … Continue reading

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Please stop saying “And a little child shall lead them”…

Okay, for the millionth time, I have heard someone say “And a little child shall lead them” out of context.  Today it happened on the news as I heard the story of a young boy who is raising money for … Continue reading

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One Year as a Dad

I became a dad for the first time on January 10, 2009.  It did not take long to find out that being a dad is hard work.  The hardest part is realizing that there are no vacation days for at … Continue reading

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PETA cares more about chickens than children

PETA is at it again.  They are staging protests against McDonald’s over the treatment of chickens that go into the restaurant’s food.  I am okay with PETA protesting (even if I am not in full agreement), but I am not okay … Continue reading

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Why we do the things we do – VBS Edition

VBS (Vacation Bible School) is in full force at my church.  It has been a busy week.  I was thinking to myself Monday as I was finishing up some final preparation: “Why do we do this?”  I mean, if you have … Continue reading

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How Old is Too Old for Motherhood?

Maria del Carmen Bousada has died.  She was 69.  In her death, Bousada has left behind twin boys who are not yet three years old.  Young twins?  Yes.  Bousada became a mother at age 66 through in vitro fertilization.  You … Continue reading

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Will Starve for Food

Those of you who normally read my site know that I do not often write about personal matters.  This site is primarily about discussing Christianity and how our Christian beliefs carry over into how we live our lives. One of … Continue reading

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13-Year-Old Running From Medical Treatment

I posted last week about Daniel Hauser, a 13-year-old boy who has cancer.  The family has been fighting a legal battle concerning the proper treatment for Daniel’s disease.  A judge has ordered Daniel to be treated through chemotherapy if doctors … Continue reading

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Who Decides Medical Treatment for Children?

13 year old Daniel Hauser has cancer.  He and his parents decided not to treat the disease with chemotherapy, but instead with “alternative” medicines. Apparently, doctors have said that the type of cancer Daniel has can be treated successfully about … Continue reading

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Gleanings From Childbirth

 My wife and I had one of the greatest experiences of our lives over the last weekend.  On Saturday afternoon, after 29 hours of labor, Rachel and I welcomed our first child into the world.  I am now a proud daddy … Continue reading

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