Little Black Book

That is what my oldest son calls my Kindle Fire – Daddy’s Little Black Book.  Daddy’s LBB has become part of his bedtime routine for a number of reasons and he loves when he gets a chance to use it, even if just for a few minutes.

I have a few apps that he loves including a “finger-painting” one and a baseball game which he loves to just watch me play.  But the real benefit of the LBB is that it has allowed me to introduce some new books and stories to his bedtime routine that he used to fight. He loves books, but he is fairly picky, so finding that crack in his armor so he would actually pay attention has been invaluable.

We have added a nightly Bible lesson to our bedtime routine from The Dig.  This kid-focused study guide provides lessons for slightly older kids, but they are easy enough to simplify for him based on the short nature of each section as you only deal with a small set of verses at a time.  I even get him to sit and listen to other Bible stories from time to time especially if there are lions in them.

Start children off on the way they should go,
    and even when they are old they will not turn from it. (Proverbs 22:6)

As a result, just after a few weeks of this new approach, I have noticed he is starting to participate in bed time prayers more so than before.  He even is starting to change his focus from thanking God for his toys and cartoons to people, such as his grandparents, aunt, uncle, my wife and I, and are other son.  He even thanks God for our dog occasionally.

This summer really has been a good foundation for him and I hope to continue to redefine little black book for my son.  It won’t be associated with loose women and worldly pleasures, but hopefully with goodness and learning about God…. and baseball.


Previous Post
Next Post
Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Expert news and commentary on intelligence, espionage, spies and spying

LadyRaven's Whisky In A Jar - OH!

Coffee? Tea? Whisky! - Aspirin anyone?

Stately McDaniel Manor

Culture, Politics, Firearms, Education, Literature, Philosophy, Music, And Other Musings

High Heels and Handguns

This princess is armed- The prince can't always be there to rescue you

Sheeple: People unable to think for themselves

Here to help educate the Sheeple before the slaughter

Fellowship of the Minds

"In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act."

Reality Check

American Patriot's Reality Check

The Firewall

Whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it

Freedom Is Just Another Word...

Rules?? What Are rules? I don't need no stinking rules!!!

Evil of indifference

"Now, we must all fear evil men. But there is another kind of evil which we must fear most, and that is the indifference of good men. " from Boondock Saints

The Radio Patriot

Because I have so many words...


Where misinformation stops and you are force fed the truth III

Reality Of Christ

Christian, End Time, and Conspiracy News!



WR2A: The Line In The Sand

We Are the Second Amendment, and you cannot stop that.

The Longwood Institute

A site dedicated to the appreciation of Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness along with the responsibilities these God-given unalienable rights invoke.

Ten Smiths Blog

What does the Declaration of Independence really say?

Short Little Rebel

Because loving Christ is the most rebellious thing you can do

Deaconmatson's Blog

observations from America

%d bloggers like this: