When Words Hurt Like Sticks and Stones

Whoever said, “Sticks and stone can break my bones, but words can never hurt me,” lied. When one of our kids says something that just gets under my skin and pushes all my buttons, I’m quick to defend myself. Sometimes words hurt more than the physical aggression. “You never do anything for me!” My primary […]

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60 Minute Interactive Seder for the Christian Family

If you’ve been hanging out with me for any length of time, you know we stink at holiday traditions. However, one Lenten season tradition that we’ve managed to keep up is celebrating a Seder meal together. Sometimes we can barely pull together just our family, and sometimes it’s quite the affair. This year we had […]

Day 224

We had about 10 extra people come do a seder dinner.  We did the whole nine yards.  It lasts about 3 hours.  This is the kids trying to find the Afikoman.

Lenten Chain Crosses

If you’ve been reading along for a while, you know we are pretty fanatical about our Christmas chain.  It occurred to me today that we have been really bad as a family about counting down to Easter.  I was remembering a conversation I had with PJ in December about which was more important–Christmas or Easter.  […]