God has holes in the knees of his jeans

I’m of the belief that God has holes in the knees of his jeans. Yes, God has jeans and they are both Holy and holey.   Yesterday I was down on my knees play/picking-up toys if you’re a parent you get it.. you pick up while you play… it’s kind of an “80/20 rule” of sorts. I… Read more »

Lazy Parenting

We’ve all heard it.   “Do as I say, not as I do.”   What does “Do as I say not as I do” imply? It implies.. quite bluntly… you are a lazy parent. Telling your child to “do as you say and not as you do” is a cop-out of all cop outs. You… Read more »

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  • Thankful Thursday : 007

      Thursdays here at SOF are dedicated to being thankful.  #ThankfulThursday   [ one ] dreams. how boring what it be to never dream (while awake, or asleep)? We would never have made an airplane. we would never have made cars. we would never have seen the depths of the ocean. we would never have walked on the moon……. Read more »

  • stars anew

      God made more stars tonight… At least that is what my 2 year old son went to bed thinking.   .: Sheesh… he thought God makes the stars every night. As in “fresh”, “new” ones…   wait. A child’s perspective is stunning.   Oh how I desire to think more like my children. To… Read more »

  • Thankful Thursday : 006

    Thursdays here at SOF are dedicated to being thankful.  Today’s post is by Sarah Beth Wunderlich. [ one ] i choose to be thankful for messes. though they require energy and time to clean up they are remnants. remnants of life being lived. dirty dishes in the sink means a meal was provided and possibly enjoyed. unsharpened pencils abandoned on… Read more »

  • the failed routine

      Maybe we’re the only family that does this… if we are, then well, we’re like this… HA! We see an “issue” that needs addressed, a new bed-time routine, a new supper “helper” chart, a new reward method, or some other routine-ed task. We make the chart, talk with the kids, do it well for a… Read more »

  • Two Things

    Two things for you today! 1) Apology: no way around this. There haven’t been posts in a long while – too long, you most undoubtedly have MUCH more important things to do than wait for blog posts! Regardless, we are sorry!! Routine can be hard.  Some thoughts on that HERE. If you’re reading this you probably… Read more »

  • guitar picks and cough drops

    This morning I was getting ready to leave for the office when my two-year old son came into my bedroom and grabbed a rogue cough drop off my dresser. I thought he was going to unwrap it and eat it – to which I told him he had to put it back. But nope. He… Read more »

  • Give Away Winner : #75

    I just informed the winner of the give-away last month! 123 folks were in the drawing, some were entered multiple times (because you shared and liked content on our Facebook Page) – looking forward to giving away more free stuff! Please check your “Other” messages in Facebook and if we don’t get a response in a… Read more »

  • Thankful Thursday : 005

    Thursdays here at SOF are dedicated to being thankful.      [ One ]  Creativity! How boring life would be without creativity. I’m thankful for music, imaginations of little boys, blanket forts that turn into caves and spaceships, poetry, art, etc…   [ Two ]  My wife’s prayers! Truly an amazing blessing.   [ Three ] Friends that… Read more »

  • Thankful Thursday : 004

      [ One ] Video Chat : this seems to be “normal” in our culture at this point. But I remember needing to drive 9 hours as a child to see family & friends. While on the road this week I’ve been thankful for video chat to see my four boys and their faces and… Read more »

  • polished logistics | unmerited grace

    I appreciate smooth, polished logistics. I also value raw unmerited grace.  It might seem unnatural but I see them in a powerful relationship.   Who doesn’t appreciate grace extended in their direction – we all need it.  And if you think about it even the most unmannerly person is, in one form, asking grace be… Read more »