Essays, family, Parenting

Nerds: Revenge of the Mean-Girls

Are nerds the new mean-girls?  Social and psychological research indicate that those who have been bullied often turn to bully others, sometimes, even more harshly.  As a long time, die-hard nerd myself, I have witnessed this unfortunate and vicious evolution of many of my fellow nerd peers, and have at times fallen prey to their… Continue reading Nerds: Revenge of the Mean-Girls

Baby, Christian, family, Parenting, Spiritual

What’s A Baby Dedication And What Did It Mean For Us?

On Mother's day weekend our church hosted a baby dedication during one of their services. During the first service to be exact. During the service where I needed to be awake to nurse the baby, wait for baby to poop, change poopy diaper, bark at other children to stop playing around at the breakfast table,… Continue reading What’s A Baby Dedication And What Did It Mean For Us?