One afternoon an acquaintance stopped by for a cup of tea with two preschool children in tow. At first she was very nervous and jumping up at every disturbance she heard as the kids played. Trying to soothe her nerves I explained, “Relax and let them have fun; anything that could be broken probably is and…… Continue reading Joyful Chaos
A debate between two pre-schoolers “Someone just called my name. I think it was God!” It was early evening. We often played musical beds at bedtime because the younger children liked the security of a sibling or two falling asleep with them, especially when older brothers and sisters were still up and having fun. So…… Continue reading Child’s Play: A Theological Debate
“I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living.” Seuss embraced the life of the imagination and detested staid adults who dismissed the whimsical, “Adults are just obsolete children and the hell with them.” ― Dr. Seuss These quotations From Dr. Seuss hardly need an introduction. Any…… Continue reading Let us Read to A Child
Do you have any idea the trouble that farm animals can get into? Every single time Michael, my husband, attends a conference or leaves for a long weekend, something goes wrong on our hobby farm. Just two months ago, my husband was gone for two weeks and a total of ten accidents and catastrophes…… Continue reading Raccoons Blew The Transformer, The Dog Ate The Turkey ….