Devotions/Studies Kids Parenting

A Timely Study I Needed This Week

This was an interesting week to say the least. Did it go like I had planned, or hoped, maybe not? This week did teach me some clear areas I need to work on as a parent, and an even greater appreciation for how amazing my wife is. This study was both timely and needed as […]

Daily Thoughts Family Kids Leadership Parenting

Teaching & Leading My Kids

For me this is constantly something that is on my mind. I’m always asking myself how my actions are modeling for my kids how God is leading me. I don’t always do a good job I that. Direct your children onto the right path, and when they are older, they will not leave it. – Proverbs 22:6 […]

Family Married Life Parenting

Already Missing My Wife

Glad I got the lawn mowed this afternoon before the rain rolled in. Going to try and keep on top of everything while Vanessa is gone to Africa this week. As we were praying before supper tonight reality hit me that she is gone. I’ll be honest, I almost lost it as we were praying […]

Daily Thoughts Family Geek Life Parenting Programming Tech Work

Being A Developer For Life…Can I Keep It Up?

photo credit: LeeroyBy now you’ve probably seen the viral clip of a father getting interrupted by his children while giving a live interview on BBC. Working parents everywhere, especially remote workers, could identify with the humorous embarrassment of the situation. Even those who have had pets interrupt Skype calls know the feeling. You want to… via […]

Family Parenting

Fun Family Time At The Children’s Museum

I love that our family has a membership to the Grand Rapids Children’s Museum. We can spend hours their with the kids. We audio hey the benefit of their exchange program where our membership gets us into additional places like the Grand Rapids Public Museum and John Ball Zoo. I highly recommend considering a membership of you can afford […]

Daily Thoughts Devotions/Studies Family Parenting

What It Means To Be A Good Father

One of the challenges I have is not getting upset with my kids. In turn that means not making my kids upset with the way I handle my frustrations with their behavior. I need to remember this verse every time I’m faced with training and disciplining my kids. Fathers, do not provoke your children to […]