children’s safety

2014 March

Eat. Pray. Drive.

2017-01-31T23:18:41-04:00March 14th, 2014|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Once there was a dad who, every morning on the way to school, would pray for safety on the road. He was in a foreign country and the driving was the most dangerous part. Sometimes he’d even pray at other times of the day, ‘God, just keep me alive in this place for the sake [...]

2013 March

The day we almost lost Jon II (or The bravest boy on this side of the Atlantic)

2017-01-31T23:16:45-04:00March 8th, 2013|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The other time that we almost lost Jon, (see http://www.dailydad.net/2013/the-day-we-almost-lost-jon/ for the first time), he was running from a girl at school. As fast as possible. (This is not unusual for my son, a young man who tends to be pursued by the girls. http://www.dailydad.net/2012/too-young-to-marry/  and http://www.dailydad.net/2013/jons-pre-marital-woes-continue/ ) But during this partiuclar chase he crashed head-first into [...]

2013 March

The day we almost lost Jon

2017-01-31T23:16:45-04:00March 6th, 2013|Categories: Daily Dad|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

We lose things in our family. Swimming goggles. Socks. Our patience with each other. We’ve almost lost Jon twice. The first time was at our Ugandan university home, which is generally safe except for the snakes and wild monkeys and irritating birds that tend to hang around such institutions of higher learning. ‘So, where is [...]