RandomActsOfParenting Blog Posts

  • Wordless Wednesday: Finger PaintsJosiah enjoying some "finger" paint time. Yeah, using all his fingers. Today’s wordless Wednesday is Summer-time finger painting.  I would show you what he was making but that is a topic for an up coming post.  Stay tuned!
  • Wordless Wednesday: Finger Paints
    on Jun 30, 2010
    Josiah enjoying some "finger" paint time. Yeah, using all his fingers. Today’s wordless Wednesday is Summer-time finger painting.  I would show you what he was making but that is a topic for an up coming post.  Stay tuned!
  • A Cure for Whining
    on Jun 28, 2010 in Resources
    From "No More Whining" by Ginger Plowman Like many young couples expecting their first child, Kim and I talked through some of the “fights” we were willing to have with our kids.  Several older and much wiser parents had told us...
  • A Cure for Whining
    on Jun 28, 2010
    From "No More Whining" by Ginger Plowman Like many young couples expecting their first child, Kim and I talked through some of the “fights” we were willing to have with our kids.  Several older and much wiser parents had told us...
  • It Made Sense to Him
    on Jun 25, 2010
    Josiah can be silly. But at 11pm? No, it made sense to him. I play the saxophone in our Church’s praise band a few weeks out of the month.  Tonight’s band practice was a little later than normal, but that was okay.  I had everything wor...
  • It Made Sense to HimJosiah can be silly. But at 11pm? No, it made sense to him. I play the saxophone in our Churches praise band a few weeks out of the month.  Tonight’s band practice was a little later than normal, but that was okay.  I had everything worked ou...
  • Unexpected Summer Guests
    on Jun 23, 2010
    Young tadpoles in a driveway puddle. That frog will not get the parent of the year award. While mowing the lawn over the weekend I made a wonderful discovery.  I noticed the grass clipping that were being thrown into our driveway pool (a forever pu...
  • Unexpected Summer GuestsYoung tadpoles in a driveway puddle. That frog will not get the parent of the year award. While mowing the lawn over the weekend I made a wonderful discovery.  I noticed the grass clipping that were being thrown into our driveway pool (a forever pu...
  • DAD: What Fatherhood Means
    on Jun 18, 2010
    Fatherhood is a wonderful adventure. You will never regret embracing it! (Image: Pavel Losevsky) Just like Mom, Dad has a day all to himself. That day is Sunday, yep Father’s Day is here again. To be honest, I debated doing a Fathers Day pos...
  • DAD: What Fatherhood MeansFatherhood is a wonderful adventure. You will never regret embracing it! (Image: Pavel Losevsky) Just like Mom, Dad has a day all to himself. That day is Sunday, yep Father’s Day is here again. To be honest, I debated doing a Fathers Day pos...
  • The Baby Commercial TrendHow many of you like commercials featuring cute little babies?  Come on now, be honest.  Okay, what if I widen the question to include computer “enhanced” babies as well?  Does that change anything?  There have been several companies...
  • The Baby Commercial Trend
    on Jun 16, 2010
    How many of you like commercials featuring cute little babies?  Come on now, be honest.  Okay, what if I widen the question to include computer “enhanced” babies as well?  Does that change anything?  There have been several companies...
  • What Is The Right Family SizeSo times have changed, but does the family need to? Maybe, maybe not. From the looks on the faces though this may not be the best family to ask. (Image: anyjazz65) So, what size is your family?  Yeah, I know, that is being a little forward isn...
  • What Is The Right Family Size
    on Jun 14, 2010
    So times have changed, but does the family need to? Maybe, maybe not. From the looks on the faces though this may not be the best family to ask. (Image: anyjazz65) So, what size is your family?  Yeah, I know, that is being a little forward isn...
  • Summer Camp Season
    on Jun 11, 2010
    Summer is a great time to enjoy the outdoors. (Image: Vasiliy Koval) Summer time is here!  It is about time, if I may say so myself.  There are only so many ideas one can come up with to entertain three little kids.  Especially in Iowa where winte...
  • Summer Camp Season
    on Jun 11, 2010 in Knock Knock
    Summer is a great time to enjoy the outdoors. (Image: Vasiliy Koval) Summer time is here!  It is about time, if I may say so myself.  There are only so many ideas one can come up with to entertain three little kids.  Especially in Iowa where winte...
  • So, Why Did I Do This Again?Video is a great way to capture those special times. It can be helpful in those stressful times. Have you ever had one of those days when you needed a reminder of why you had kids?  It sounds bad to say it, but it happens.  Parenting is hard, tiri...
  • So, Why Did I Do This Again?
    on Jun 9, 2010
    Video is a great way to capture those special times. It can be helpful in those stressful times. Have you ever had one of those days when you needed a reminder of why you had kids?  It sounds bad to say it, but it happens.  Parenting is hard, tiri...
  • PreK: Class is in SessionLetter of the Week Curriculum Examples from Confessions of a Homeschooler Home school, private school, or public school?  That tends to be a popular question now-a-days.  I am not going to answer it here; even if it had an answer.  What I am going...
  • PreK: Class is in Session
    on Jun 7, 2010
    Letter of the Week Curriculum Examples from Confessions of a Homeschooler Home school, private school, or public school?  That tends to be a popular question now-a-days.  I am not going to answer it here; even if it had an answer.  What I am going...
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