Superman vs Kryptonite. Spider-Man vs Green Goblin. Darth Vader vs Obi Wan Kenobi. Christian vs Fast Food Drive Thru's. Apparently there are lots of people out there who fear going through a drive thru: Well I join your ranks my fellow peeps! A brief recap since my last post: rambunctious twins escaping cribs, trips into … Continue reading Short and Sweet: Drive-Thru Fails, ‘Getting’ a Thoracotomy, and Asking for Forgiveness
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.”
Lately, life feels like a roller coaster. Whether it’s the Wonder Twins button mashing my light switches to my hens not laying eggs anymore... it’s hard to keep track of the wildness on my homestead. However today is not about my light bulbs taking a beating from savage fingers or about my chickens going on … Continue reading Open for change
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.”
It's been some time since I wrote anything about parenting. Indeed I love writing the Short and Sweet series, and other funny and random things that happen at the Eason Clan. It’s like therapy for me. After all being a father of four children under five doesn’t come without its challenges and like you out … Continue reading Grace for the fight: Some days it ain’t easy.
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.”
Parents, do you miss that privacy that you had before you had children? You know, that distant memory in the back of your head where you could eat, read or even use the bathroom in quiet? I do. Now don’t get me wrong, I wouldn’t change what I have for a moment. However this past … Continue reading Short and Sweet- “Strange sounds and personal reflection.”
Hello everyone, I hope you are all doing well and I hope you enjoy this week’s “Short and Sweet,” featuring a hilarious supper time conversation with my family. So sit back, pour up a coffee or tea, grab a lassie bun or biscuit, and enjoy another “Short and Sweet” from the Eason Clan! Breaking of … Continue reading Short and Sweet- “Daddy, you can be Jesus!”
“Isaac, put down the mattress!” Melissa calls to BamBam in his crib. Towering above his foot long arms is a mattress six times his body size. Like Samson carrying away the gate from a Philstine town in the Bible, Isaac harnesses his inner two year old strength to lift the mattress higher. Yet another day … Continue reading Short and Sweet