The Perils of The Park.

When I woke up Saturday morning, Chris came to talk to me about the day’s plans. “So it’s relatively not-too-hot outside, and it’s not supposed to rain, so I was thinking we should take the kids to the park.” I groaned. “The park?  It’s Saturday.  There’s going to be a birthday party going on –...

A Public Smock Announcement.

(With many thanks to DirecTV, for their magnificent and inspirational commercials, and my Mother, who allowed me to borrow a few choice articles of clothing.) If you dress your son in smock for Easter, He may feel dejected, embarrassed, and angry. If he feels dejected, embarrassed and angry, he will get in a fight on...

Confessions of a Smockaholic.

The other night, I was hanging out on Facebook when I noticed one of my blog readers, Leslie, engaging in some questionable activity.  I began delving into this dark counterculture in which she was immersing herself, and was fascinated at the depth, the popularity, and the entire dialect of the people group that are… Smockaholics....