Parenting

“When do I get a phone?”

Nov 17, 2020
0 min read

I came across this journal entry that featured a conversation I had with daughter 1 of 4 when she was 8 years old: Daughter: When do I get a phone, some of my friends have phones? Me: It’s not just…

The Right Questions…to Answers We Cannot Comprehend

Jun 19, 2015
3 min read

The other day I was driving with a couple of my kids and my 4-year-old asked me, “How many miles till we get home? What time are we going to be there?” If she was an adult I would have had no…

Justice and Mercy: A Unique Teaching Moment With my Kids

Aug 26, 2012
7 min read

Meet “Peter” the Lego Friends character who also happens to be the object of the latest source of contention in the Reed household. I’m going to try my best to accurately capture a discussion that just transpired minutes before writing…