[Video] The First Thanksgiving

My colleague at “InterVarsity Press”:http://www.ivpress.com/, Nate Baker-Lutz, made this animated short with construction paper and painstaking stop-motion techniques. Then I was lucky enough to breeze in at the last minute to provide the voice-over narration. *Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!*

When lies are fun

We aim to be truthful with our girls (for example, about the Tooth Fairy and “Santa Claus”:/news/2010/stumbling-over-santa/), but we know that sometimes a fib can be fun. Indeed, the girls know me well for telling outrageous lies just to check whether they’re paying attention. Well, today they had some magical, imaginative fun — all prompted by a babysitter’s lie. Continue reading “When lies are fun”