I've had the flu for the past three days. Bedridden.I haven't been sick like this in years, so my eight-year-old son has never seen me this, well, needy.Compassionate and eager to serve, he heard me ask for a piece of toast yesterday."Can I take it to her, Papa?" I heard him ask. "Please?"Apparently he was granted permission, though I didn't hear the reply. I only heard … [Read more...]
What Example am I Following?
Kids pick up stuff.I know this firsthand because over the past two weeks, we've gone through about 12 boxes of tissue and two bottles of children's Motrin trying to manage mucus and control fevers. Because, you see, my kids picked up the flu.(This is a big reason I've been rather quiet here on the blog—I've been attending to sick kids.)But kids pick up other stuff, too, … [Read more...]