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How we decorated the Christmas tree with Advent devotions

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, Munchkin used her charming wiles to cajole Daddy into putting up the Christmas tree in early December this year, much earlier than last year. As a liturgist, Daddy has been reluctant to begin anything related to … Continue reading

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Say Yes

Dear Peanut and Munchkin, Early in our parenting career, Daddy and I decided that we would let you explore and do as much as possible, taking a “what would it hurt?” approach. I’ve been straying from that a lot more … Continue reading

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Lullabies

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, It warms my heart that you both love it when I sing to you at bedtime. At various times, you have both asked for more, whether I’m pausing just for a moment or had really intended … Continue reading

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Advent Devotions

Dear Munchkin, Throughout December, we’ve been working through an Advent countdown book for kids from one set of your Godparents, Aunt B and Uncle P. Each devotion includes a short commentary on a particular topic, a Bible verse, a prayer, … Continue reading

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Coming Home

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, Last night I arrived home shortly before dinner time. Although I’d been away less than two days, I missed you and Daddy terribly. I could tell you’d missed me, too. We had a nice dinner, our … Continue reading

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Breakfast in Bethlehem

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, Yesterday our family went to an event at my church called “Breakfast in Bethlehem.” The goal of the event is to kick off the Advent and Christmas season with a focus on Jesus. We all had … Continue reading

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