Keep those old toys

Velveteen Rabbit

In the book The Velveteen Rabbit, we read that toys magically becoming Real due to love from children. I was visiting my youngest son and stayed in his guest room in the basement. He has a bookcase down there with most of the books he has collected over the years, including his collection of Calvin &…

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Best Present Ever!

Baby in box

It was our twin boys’ first Christmas. They were 9 months old. We were at the grandparents; it was Christmas morning, time to open their presents. Cameras were clicking; tissue paper flew in great abandon; boxes big and small were open; enough toys and games for twenty children emerged. Then when everything was displayed, our…

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