From Jackson

My second-born, never short on affection, a big athlete in a little body and a snaggletooth for years to come

January Wrap-Up of Busyness

For those who follow this blog for family updates, my apologies. The boys still exist. They are doing well. We all are. In the interest of brevity, here’s a rundown of things you might be interested to know: We started our second semester with the new homeschool co-op and we still love it. The boys …

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Teaching selflessness, the hardest thing ever

So I’ve never mentioned this on the blog before, and I’m slightly hesitant even now, but lately I’ve been consumed with teaching my boys to think outside themselves, a task that is tremendously more difficult at Christmas time. Three years ago when we joined our church, I asked around about volunteer work that the boys …

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Allow me a moment to gush

Normally, when prompted to write a few sentences to display his understanding of grammar and punctuation, Jackson writes about football. He used to write about Marvel (ah, the good old days!) or some other obsession of the moment, but the last year or two has been all about football. Imagine my delight when I discovered that …

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