Bathtubs or Oceans

When Eva was two, we went on a beach vacation. Weeks before the trip, the whole family told her about the ocean. “It’s the biggest swimming pool ever!” Maddy informed her. “The waves are awesome!” Ethan explained. The entire drive to the coast, we regaled her with...

God Does Not Want Control

My 10-year-old boy and I had a talk last night. Ethan had briefly forgotten who he was and in that moment he said some things to mom he didn’t truly believe. I met him in his room. “Ethan, I don’t want to control you, nor can I.”  I said smiling. This was new and...