All This for a “Dollar an Hour”
The government recently calculated the cost of raising a child from birth to 18 and came up with $160,140 for a middle-income family. Talk about sticker shock! That doesn’t even touch college tuition. But...
The Kind of Dad I’d Buy
If I went shopping for a dad, here is what I’d buy.
Are We Bringing Our Children Up or Down?
Rules for Bringing Up a Child: Make home the brightest and most attractive place we can. Make him responsible for helping in some daily duties at home. Never punish in anger nor to relieve...
6 Keys to a Good Marriage
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Train Up a Child . . .
A Shakespeare Who Couldn't Read? William Shakespeare is regarded as the greatest writer in the English language. Four hundred years after Shakespeare’s death, every school student still studies his life and works. However, when Shakespeare’s daughter, Judith,...
Two Builders The builder built a temple; he wrought it with grace and skill. Pillars, walls, and arches—fashioned to his will. Men said as they saw its beauty, “It will never know decay. Great is thy skill, O,...
A Father’s Example
Now that I’m the father of two boys, Father’s Day means a lot more to me than it used to.
Just Play Dumb (Or Dad’s Trick #44)
In January 1992, at 1:00 a.m., one very tired mom (me!) heard a cough. I bolted from my sleep to a standing/running position and in one leap made it to the bathroom and flipped...
Ten Things I’d do If I Had My Child Over Again
Ten things to put into practice today!
My Daddy Prays for Me
When Daddy prays, the house gets still; His voice is slow and deep. We shut our eyes; the clock ticks loud. So quiet we must keep. When Daddy prays, he doesn’t use Those words the preacher does. He prays for...