Where Sponges Come From

So, Tigue is kind of a Tay replica, if I haven’t mentioned that before, and she is known to take on a pretty maternal tone when she is instructing her twin brother Rook in weightier matters of the world.  The other day I was fortunate to be a silent witness to one of those moments. […]

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The Limits of Generosity

Sharing.  A tricky concept indeed. I’m knocking on 40’s door and I still grapple with this one. How much to share, how often, when is enough enough?  If you have a pack of gum and your sibling wants a piece, you should share, right?  What if you have 8 siblings?  What if they each want […]

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Cool Points Rewards System!

  Kat thought it would be interesting for me to write a little bit about the rewards system at the Reynolds.  As any parent knows, there are tonsof great ideas out there.  We have given many of them a shot, but honestly, it’s hard to find something that really works well. We eventually came up […]

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Prayer Time with Tigue

I don’t know about the rest of you out there, but some of our kids have gone through a phase with their praying that is quite melodramatic, and honestly, super hysterical.  Tay did it, it skipped Payte, Dak, Tagg, and Rook, but Tigue is redefining this particular genre of prayers.  My kids always groan when […]

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Christmas Letter 2014

Our Christmas cards are LENGTHY and don’t come out every year, but it seems that people get a kick out of them.  Here is our 2014 Christmas letter.  BTW, I got few back in the mail you might be hearing from me for address updates:)   Merry Christmas friends, If you can’t tell, we’re on […]

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Sade and Pigs

I don’t know the when, where, and why, but for some reason Sade as an obsession with pigs.  I think it may have some connection with her affinity for pink, but whatever the case, pigs have become Sade’s world.  In fact, one way to determine just how may pigs you have in your house is […]

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Baby 1 vs. Baby 9

You know, I don’t think many people go into marriage thinking, ‘nine kids, that’s where we’re headed’.  I know we didn’t . . . well I know I didn’t.  To be fair, however, the thought well may have been buried somewhere deep down in those secret recesses of my wife’s psyche that she chose not […]

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