Tag Archives: Family

A Banner Day

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, It’s been more than three months since my last letter. There were many times I’d think of something I wanted to memorialize for you, but then I’d get distracted by the demands of life with two … Continue reading

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Munchkin’s Catholic Godparents

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, Munchkin’s Catholic Godparents are the ones we see fairly frequently, since they live in the area and are members of Daddy’s parish. They host gatherings several times a year, too, where even more of our village … Continue reading

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No More Babies

Dear Peanut and Munchkin, There are no babies here anymore. Peanut has been walking and talking for quite a while. We’ve been enjoying the ability to leave the house without a diaper bag for a couple months. We “forgot” the … Continue reading

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Two Years Ago

Dear Munchkin, For the last few months, I’ve been thinking back to what our lives were like two years ago. You were 22 months old, the same age Peanut is now. I was pregnant with him, about 7 months along. … Continue reading

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The Christian Parenting Handbook: an author’s defense of including the chapter on spanking

Dear Peanut and Munchkin, Yesterday, I shared my concerns about including a chapter on spanking in The Christian Parenting Handbook. I mentioned that one of the authors took the time to respond when I wrote to them. Here is what … Continue reading

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The Christian Parenting Handbook

Dear Munchkin and Peanut, A few weeks ago, I received a free e-copy of The Christian Parenting Handbook. I had heard about the organization behind it, The National Center for Biblical Parenting, and signed up for free email tips a … Continue reading

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