Tag Archives: mama

New column: “Life–and parenthood–is bittersweet”

My column this week in The Greenville News is about the bittersweet experience of taking my older daughter to camp, among other things. Sure hope y’all enjoy! To read, click here.

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New column: “Parenthood is a constant battle between holding on and letting go”

My column this week in The Greenville News was a doozy to write, mostly because I kept sniffling back the tears. It’s about bunkbeds, shared rooms, rocking chairs, and the brutal, beautiful life work of parenting. I hope y’all enjoy … Continue reading

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Today’s newspaper column: “What to do when one parent becomes The Chosen One”

Today’s column in The Greenville News came about because, for the past several months, my daughters have much preferred their father over me. He is the favorite. Yep. Mama is #2. It’s awesome. To read, click here.

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New column: “All moms need a variety of mama-friends”

Today’s column in The Greenville News is for all the mamas–and all the parents, male or female–going through this parenting journey. Because no matter where we are on the journey, we need friends who’ve been there, friends who are there … Continue reading

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Firsts

Today my oldest daughter started kindergarten. She woke up at 6 a.m., bright-eyed and bushy-tailed. We made pancakes, packed her Wonder Woman lunchbox and got her school supplies gathered up, then walked to school as a family. She was fine. … Continue reading

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A Look at My Non-Literary Life

For a look at my non-literary life, head on over to my blog, The Writing Scott, and check out my newest post: “Pregnancy Temper Tantrum (or, the Tale of a Hellraising Mama)”

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