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Tagged With: Joel

Suffer the Children

“Then children were brought to him that he might lay his hands on them and pray. The disciples rebuked them, but Jesus said, ‘Let the children come to me, and do not prevent them; for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.” After he placed his hands on them, he went away.” – … Continue reading »

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Planning for Success

It’s only natural to plan for failure in our endeavors. This is especially true and reasonable when potty training toddlers. They’re just going to play with their parts for a few minutes for the first umpteen times you put them on the toilet or potty chair. The first time they actually do something, you might not … Continue reading »

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Ever Forget to Feed Your Child Lunch?

As dinner time approached this evening, my wife asked what the boys had had for lunch today. Since I’d been home all day with them, I ought to know. When I paused to think, she uttered a perplexed, “Hello?” For the life of me, I couldn’t recall what Joel had eaten. Then light dawned in … Continue reading »

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Boy Talk

Let’s catch up with the boys’ development. 🙂 Joel 02/21 said “bubble” and “juice” (“joo”) 02/22 said “Alex” (“Abix” or “Ah-eh”) 02/26 stepped into his pants to help me dress him 02/27 said “I did it” 03/03 said “bear” 03/17 said “Lily” (“Oh-wee”) 04/01 said “Thomas” (“Domeh”) and “Toby” (“Doby”) 04/04 signed “cereal” Alex 03/05 … Continue reading »

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Talk, Talk. We Like to Talk.

Joel’s been steadily adding to his vocabulary. 01/22: signed “thank you” 01/24: said “pineapple” (“pie-apple”) 01/27: said “doggie” 01/31: signed “eat” 02/02: attempted to sign “pineapple” and “pear” 02/05: said “all done” (“ah dah”) 02/06: said “up” (“uh” or “ungh“) 02/08: said and signed “hot”

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