Deconstruction and Parenting: King Agnarr in Frozen II

Frozen II King Agnarr

Deconstruction represents the process by which we start to pull at the threads of harmful patterns and beliefs that we have inherited, sometimes over generations. For many, deconstruction includes the role and value of children and proper discipline. In faith communities, it often involves questioning the identity and demeanor of the God we have received. […]

One more

Give me one more tearful goodbye when I turn to leave your room at daycare, even though it breaks my heart.Give me one more bright-eyed squeal of delight when I walk into the room. Your joy makes all of the day’s madness slip away.Give me one more drop of your head on my shoulder, arms clinging […]

Chasing a Life of Balance

chasing balance

I feel so out of balance. It’s not just because I have a cold this week (thanks boys!), though I’m sure the itch in my throat and the pain in my ears are messing with my equilibrium. I just feel like everything is up in the air and that I’m somehow just churning through each day – […]

The father who’s there

Fathers are at a serious disadvantage that begins at conception. No matter how many appointments they attend or how many ultrasounds they see, mothers have an immediate and soul-deep connection with every child they carry because each is, for those many weeks, an actual part of his mother. There was even a post I remember seeing several months ago […]