New Rules For Screen Time Pt. 2

New Rules For Screen Time Pt. 2

I mentioned a while back that I wanted to revise our family’s policies regarding screen time in response to a podcast I heard with Heather McFadyen and Andy Crouch. In response, we decided that the kids couldn’t watch/use screens until after lunch. I thought it would stop them from thinking…
New Rules For Screen Time Pt. 1

New Rules For Screen Time Pt. 1

  When I was a kid, we spent two weeks at my grandparent’s beach house every summer. It was a simple cottage with painted wooden floors and sheets and blankets that had been in use for decades, and an outdoor shower. We ate outside and played cards and kick the…
Introducing: Generous Kids

Introducing: Generous Kids

          A little over a year ago, Andrew DeYoung, my editor at Beaming Books, came to me with an idea. Would I, he asked, be interested in writing three books, for three age groups around the SAME idea–namely, generosity? I loved everything about the project: the challenge for me…
The Tide of Life

The Tide of Life

Once a week I compile the reflections I’ve offered on Facebook into one blogpost. Here are some thoughts from the first half of July. July 2nd, 2018 I’m reading Austin Channing Brown’s new book I’m Still Here: Black Dignity in a World made for Whiteness. Important reading For any white…