Wednesday, December 12, 2012

On Those Times When It Actually Sticks

I'm having some fun writing over at A Deeper Family today. Head over and check it out. Check out the Deeper Story and Deeper Church channels while you're at it. There's a whole heap of incredible storytellers over there.

Here's a snippet of my contribution"
"Regardless of how the day starts though, one thing is clear: the whole "stay in bed until your light turns green" thing just isn't really sticking. This, however, is not a unique phenomenon. Parenting is full of these intellectual impasses, and while the conversations can be maddening when you're in the middle of them (for the eleventy-billionth time), they're actually pretty funny. For us, they usually follow the same pattern: 
I say something. 
He looks at me like that's the craziest thing he's ever heard in his life, which might actually be true, since his life only consists of three years so far. 
But then, one day, I'll hear him talking to one of his little friends (and adults as well), and he'll just drop some knowledge on them like it's no big deal. I had a friend in town not too long ago who got the full treatment on what geologists were, how vulcanologists were a subset of geologists that study volcanoes and lava and magma, and what paleontologists do as well. 
Click through to the Deeper Family page to read the rest.
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