Kids are work. As a dad, I'm responsible for their futures. So I need help in that area. Enter Voddie T. Baucham Jr.'s book Family Shepherds: Calling and Equipping Men to Lead Their Homes. I swear the subtitles are as long as the books these days.
Proverbs says train up a child in the way they should go and they won't depart from it. Except I will be competing with media, social media, and who they hang around.
Are the kids making you crazy? Your own kids, other people's kids, even the adult kids? This book is a great resource for anyone that deals with kids.
Now that the secret is out, I can share the many thoughts I've had to date with this pregnancy. This child is the third try, and affectionately called Nemo by my little sister.
I'm simultaneously excited and nervous, which is typical. Thoughts on raising the child and caring for them go through my head. So many thoughts that my mind crashes sometimes, and I forget things like pants...