date nights, faith, music

The Gray Havens

Stephen and I were excited to see one of our favorite bands play live in Lake Oswego this October. The Gray Havens are a husband/wife duo, Dave and Licia Radford, who write and perform narrative pop folk music, drawing heavily on themes from C.S. Lewis and Tolkien. In fact, their band name is taken from… Read More The Gray Havens

education, grade school, silas

Back to School

Though I see those three words, “Back to School” all over the place, this is Silas’s first year going “back to school.” 1st grade already? This school year start has been a breeze!  Fred Meyer (aka Kroger) is now my official go-to store for Back to School supplies. After searching two other stores, Silas and… Read More Back to School

community, education, grade school, parenting, thoughts, web stuff

Christians Parenting Through Public School

A year and a half ago I was scouring the internet for resources to help us as we prepared for Silas to enter kindergarten. I was specifically looking for help from believing parents who utilized their public school while intentionally shepherding their child’s heart towards Christ and imparting a distinctly Biblical worldview to their child.… Read More Christians Parenting Through Public School