Tag: kids

[one day…]

[one day…]

Every once in a while, something big happens and find myself thinking, “One day, I will be able to tell my kids all about it.” Maybe it will be when they will be studying history and 9/11 will pop up in their textbooks. I will be able to tell them “I remember exactly where I …

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[tough answers]

[tough answers]

Bill Grandi posted about “Questions“ today, and it reminded me of the times when the questions are so honest, you’re at loss as to what to answer. It was the day after the altar call service. While there was a lot of fun activities and games, there was also serious stuff. In the evening, the …

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[the reasons]

[the reasons]

A lot of people consider me a maniac. Why? Because I just spent the two weeks of my vacation time (which is the only vacation time I get in summer) with kids at a camp being a counsellor. Some call me a maniac, some say that they are proud of me. I don’t know – …

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[can you carry me?]

[can you carry me?]

This post is inspired by memories from the camp and by a powerful post by Duane Scott – go read it – it’s awesome. It was the very last morning. In just a few hours, we would pack into busses and leave the camp. We were busy preparing the final day video presentations at night …

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[option to give up]

[option to give up]

It was 6:30AM on day #4. The counsellors were mostly alive, yet the tiredness was already settling in their eyes. Coffee was a drug of choice. Prayers were said with eyes open (otherwise, the danger of drifting away was big). The day ahead was an important one – it was the day when the kids …

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[a tube of carmex]

[a tube of carmex]

One morning at the counselors’ meeting, we were given a task. Each team had to bring an object to the evening meeting. Any object. It was a very tough day for me (and not just me) and as a result I completely forgot about this task until the time of the meeting came and someone mentioned …

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[separation pain wave]

[separation pain wave]

It has been almost a week since I’ve said good bye to my team. I want my boys back! The wave of nostalgia tsunami-ed over me just now. Dang, it hurts. Partly it’s because mom’s gone for the day and I am home alone with my thoughts. Partly it’s due to all the blog posts about families …

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[the trip to the kids’ place]

[the trip to the kids’ place]

Finally here I am to talk about the trip we had to the Kids’ Place two Saturdays ago. I was so glad to finally be back. I was worried that kids will be mad at me or something, because I haven’t come for so long (last time I came was back in June 2009)… I …

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