Category Archives: Parental Relationship

Learning to change as our children grow and develop

Baby Elephant Seal


I have come to appreciate God’s creation especially when it comes to the animals that He created and the ways in which babies grow up to become adults and then reproduce themselves.  One such case happened to be when we … Continue reading

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A Free-Flying Kite


I told you about a book that my wife is reading entitled Reunion.  In the very first part of the book Bruxy Cavey tells about his experience with his dad flying a kite.  He and his dad got it up in … Continue reading

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A Grandmother’s Love


When I was growing up, I lived next to my Grandmother Gorton.  I vaguely remember her taking care of me when my dad went to work and my mom was teaching school.  What I remember the most were snow days. … Continue reading

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Undisciplined Children


All of us have experienced instances where we are in the presence of children who are undisciplined.  The children are running around like helliens and the parents are oblivious to what their children are doing.  Don’t get me wrong, I believe … Continue reading

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Making Excuses


As a parent, one of the most difficult things I had to deal with involved the excuses I got from one of my children for not doing what I had asked them to do.  There was no problem if they … Continue reading

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Doing The Opposite


Teenagers are hard to figure out sometimes.  They sometimes act like they are an adult and want to be treated like an adult.  They make reasonable requests and are able to defend their position for what they want like a … Continue reading

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After 25 Years, A New Phase


It was 25 years ago that I started into this phase of life. You may ask, “What phase are you talking about?” It is that phase that all parents seem to dread but have to go through it as their … Continue reading

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