Megan Dunham

Irony on ice

by Megan Dunham
Posted 3/11/10, 04:05 pm

Last night I had the opportunity to take my kids to see Disney on Ice: Let's Celebrate! The tickets were free, and as free is my love language, I made plans to take our girls (my husband, who eschews all things Disney, opted to stay home and work).

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To brainwash a parent

by Megan Dunham
Posted 2/25/10, 03:45 pm

When my first child was born, a woman I had known many years handed me a book. She told me it would be helpful as I raised my daughter as it had helped her train her own kids. That book? To Train Up a Child, by Michael and Debi Pearl.

It wasn't a very long book---just the right size for a new mom to read in between feedings and changings. But still, something about the book didn't sit right with me at that time and I never bothered to read it all the way through until later. Until five years later, when I had four kids between the ages of 0 and 5.

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Painful lessons

Faith & Inspiration
by Megan Dunham
Posted 2/11/10, 03:29 pm

I forgot to grade my kids' math assignments all week long last week. Yesterday I sat down to do just that, only to find that one of my girls missed a major concept on Tuesday and then repeated the same mistake twice on two different days the rest of the week. As a result, she failed the test on Friday.

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