The Unspoken Reality of Nursery Rhymes 

One of my favorite activities as a daddy is Saturday mornings with my daughters. It is my job to wake up with the girls on the weekends, which is spent reading books, cuddling on the couch, playing on the floor, and their latest obsession: singing and dancing to nursery rhymes. The ones we often watch are ones performed by and sung by people who have learned English as a second language, sung by talking animals, or adults wearing costumes meant for children.
I remember singing and dancing to the same songs, but now as an adult, the reality of these songs have left an unsettling feeling in my parental gut. The following ten thoughts came to me as I listened to the following songs for the 5,894,333 (a rough estimate) time.  … More The Unspoken Reality of Nursery Rhymes 

Ten Observations From My First Time At Disneyland. (a mini blog)

This week I celebrated Spring Break,  which was a much needed break from teaching and an opportunity to spend intentional time with my family. My in-laws took my wife and I along with our niece to Disneyland and It was also my wife’s birthday, so everyone was happy. My parents never took us to Disneyland  and … More Ten Observations From My First Time At Disneyland. (a mini blog)