Listening to 'grace' being sung from my son’s bedroom at 7:39PM is a bit strange, especially when I know he is lying there with no food. Surrounded by construction vehicles, plastic army men, and of course Curious George, Isaac bellows out the words for my attentive ears down the hall. The song grows louder with … Continue reading The Importance of the ‘C’ Word
Hello hello, and welcome back to another Short and Sweet! I am writing this blog post as my brain is still recouping from shift work and dispatching. Yes indeed, I certainly look forward to my days off; being surrounded by my children and having our mini adventures. And what ‘adventures’ we’ve been having! My house … Continue reading Short and Sweet: Possessive Pronouns, Running for Refuge, and a Fresh Look
Life is full of ups and downs, twist and turns, and decisions that we make on the fly. As a father of four, I make a decent amount of decisions daily. What to make for school lunches, how to do the girls hair (practice needed, just ask my daughters), clothes for today, breakfast; the list … Continue reading Decisions: Booger King and Staying Straight
"BATMAN STORY! BATMAN STORY!" "Alright, alright. Just a short one tonight. What one do you want to hear?" I watched as she snuggled down into the sheets, pulling them up to her nose. Her eyes darted to the left and right as she contemplated a new adventure. She was laying the ground work and I … Continue reading Short and Sweet: Story Time and a Thunderous Boom
It was a day like any other, as I prepared a meal, I noticed out the kitchen window, my son swinging from a tree. I rushed to the doorway and with my father’s voice I called: “Get down from there Isaac! Before you fall!” I watched as he flicked his head to one side, with … Continue reading “Why?”
I have good news to share with you today. I DID NOT DISAPPEAR. You may have thought along those lines, considering I haven’t posted a blog in over a month. Maybe you figured I was in an accident, or on a missing list, or perhaps that I was attacked by a flock of killer chickens? … Continue reading Who Is Knocking On Your Door?
Hello folks and welcome back to the strangest things you’d never thought you'd read. Due to an abundant amount of memorable conversations that took place in my home this week, I was left with a dilemma- I had to choose from a half dozen stories and pick two for today's blog. Not an easy task! … Continue reading Strange times at the Clan: Toy Madness and my Son’s allergy to Owls.
Yes, you read that right. When I was a baby, my eldest daughter Railene held me in her arms. She is four. She asked me to tell her a story, however, due to her constant interjections into my own tale, I kindly asked her to tell me one. Well that's how her story started off, … Continue reading Short and Sweet -“Dad, when you were a baby… I held you.”
The news you may have been waiting on: “Christian hasn’t fallen off the face of the earth.” The next question: “Are you going to keep writing?” Yes. Although I haven’t published any new blogs on The Eason Clan since early September, I have been writing behind the scenes. So if you thought about unsubscribing due … Continue reading Remember: “Everyone Deserves a Second Chance.”
Trying to find your lost child at a party full of kids, in a large subdivision, is not fun. Especially when you have four children by yourself. That’s what I experienced for the first time a few weeks ago at a birthday party for my friend’s son. It’s also something I care not to experience … Continue reading Short and Sweet: Party Time and “The Wandering Child.”