Ella All Grown Up

13 Words from a Father to His Daughter on Her 13th Birthday

Brandon Family

Ella, you’re amazing! And you’re supposed to stay my little girl forever. You’ve grown up so much already and I’m tearing up in Starbuck’s as I write this just thinking about it. I hope it’s ay with you that this is public. I just thought of other Dads of future teenaged girls and the daughters who may need a bit …

Our Cake!

Today, I Had My Cake… And I Ate it Too!

Brandon Living

What does it take to enjoy a nearly perfect day? Well… Seeing your precious daughter turn 8 years old. Southern California summer – 80 and no humidity. A trip to the Grove in Hollywood. A visit to the American Girl Store… where they served cake. Watching Ella spend gift certificates on a new doll friend named Lanie. Weekend services at …

Ella Off to School

A New Year, A New School, and New Opportunities

Brandon Living

The last couple of weeks have been rather interesting at the Cox house. Angie has begun a new career teaching Bible at Life Way Christian School in Centerton, just a few miles away, and Ella started second grade there today. Though Angie will take Ella with her each day, I had the privilege of ivering her to her new classroom …