All posts tagged: Story time

An Embarrassing Tale

What’s the most cringe-inducing, most embarrassing moment your kids pulled on you over the weekend? Was it a tantrum? Was it something disgusting they did? Would you like to hear our story? It just might make you feel better about your own moment. It’s not a long one, don’t worry. STORY TIME: I’m telling our pastor and his family (who we love like our own) about how the girls were asking me some big, whopping theological questions that I was having a hard time answering. Things like “If God is all-powerful why didn’t he stop Adam from eating the apple?” and other tough questions that I am not well-equipped on answering.  I know, I know. I know what you must be thinking! My kids are so mature and, dare I say, sophisticated? Can’t you just imagine us sitting around discussing theology over tea and cucumber sandwiches? That’s probably exactly what happens. Probably.   (Side Note: our pastor loves teasing our kids and they love the attention and love to tease him back but they also love …

Kids Say It Like It Is

Kids have no filter. None at all. If you want to know the truth about how you look, just ask a child, he/she will show you honesty in its purest form. But you probably shouldn’t because kids are blunt and harsh and mean and they know how to cut you right to your very soul and leave you a mess of the person you once were. Or maybe it’s not that bad…but it is. And I know everyone can relate to this because everyone has been insulted and/or bullied by a kid at some point in their lives. I remember once when I was growing up there was a little girl who had a little green front tooth. It looked like she had squished a pea between two of her teeth. Obviously I was being nice to her and she seemed super interested in me. In fact, she wouldn’t stop staring at me. Finally, with a look of pure disgust, she asks, “Why are your teeth so yellow?” Excuse me, Pea Tooth? You’re going to …