Tagged with God


Yesterday as I was picking up my daughter from preschool, her teacher pulled me aside and asked, “Hey, do you guys go to church regularly?” I answered yes and asked her why. It turns out that my daughter has been talking to her classmates about Jesus being the Son of God, Christmas as Jesus’ birthday, … Continue reading

A Parent’s Loss

For the past 3 days, I’ve purposely avoided the news.  Sure, I’ve read about the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting through a few articles on CNN and NYTimes.com and seen the posts on my Facebook newsfeed, but I refused to watch any television reports.  Call it dysfunctional or what you may, but this is the way … Continue reading

What the Parenting Books didn’t tell me

I am a total rule-follower and like to read instruction manuals.  So it is not surprising that before my children were born, I did, in fact, read some parenting books, and even reflected on my clinical pediatric rotation experience (mainly stressing out about how I could possibly become a “nicer” parent). Despite all my preparation, … Continue reading

One of those not-so-good mornings

It’s been one of those mornings. The Boy woke up at 3am and again at 5am, despite my best efforts to nurse and rock him back to sleep.  His insistent crying woke up Big Sister at 5:30, rubbing her eyes and scowling. By 6am, our entire household is in a sleep-deprived grumpy mood. By 7:30, … Continue reading

Christian parenting

Tonight as we were getting ready for dinner, I overheard my daughter singing to herself, “Jesus can do anything, anything, anything.  Yes, Jesus can do anything.”  This is something that she must have learned at church because I have never sang those words to her before. As I pointed this out to my husband, he … Continue reading