Rousing Baby Quartet

Cartoon of four babies in baby bedsCartoon of four babies in baby beds. One baby says, “Do you know what we have here? We have the makings of a great quartet!

When I have served in nurseries and the babies began wailing, I’ve often wondered what it would be like if the kiddos cried in harmony. Someone needs to modify an autotune device so it could make church nurseries harmonious places. 

Why who is in a classrooms matters

Cartoon of a baby, two adults and a scarecrow

Cartoon of two adults and baby with a scarecrow. A man says about the scarecrow, “He doesn’t interact with the kids much. But he’s always available and on time.”

I can usually tell when someone doesn’t feel comfortable in a classroom. They don’t look much different from the scarecrow in my cartoon. They’re stiff, standing tall among all the kids. They do dress better than a scarecrow, however. They also have a more worried look than the scarecrow in this picture. Continue reading “Why who is in a classrooms matters”

What really needs to be invented

Cartoon of a man introducing a robot
Cartoon of a man woman and a robot. The man says to the woman, “This is R-521, and he’s programmed to change diapers!”

I drew this cartoon for K! Magazine.

Cartoon: Gift of Silliness

Cartoon of teacher in silly clothes

Cartoon of guy in a silly hat. He says, “Apparently, my spiritual gift is being silly with the toddlers.”

One thing I love about teaching kids is I get to act silly in church. There’s something wonderfully whimsical about waltzing down the hallway, past the seniors’ Sunday school class, with an umbrella hat and maracas. The smirks and grimaces are well worth the effort.

I drew this cartoon for K! Magazine.

Graduation Beginnings

This is an illustration of a baby in a cap and gown. I drew this for Illustration Friday. This week’s word is “beginner.” It reminded me of how young we are when we go out into the world with our degrees. We think we are prepared and ready, but really, we are so naive about what is to come. We can never predict the good and bad that will come our way.