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Catching Up: Two New Newspaper Columns

Hi, all, Well, what with my oldest starting kindergarten last week, the Labor Day Weekend, and my youngest starting preschool, I have been remiss about posting the links to my last two newspaper columns. Here they are, and I hope … 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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New column: “Put some of summer’s lazy pace into your Fall”

Today’s new column at The Greenville News is all about how to hang on to summer just a little bit longer. Or, at least, my attempt. Read it here. I hope you enjoy!

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New Column: “Find time for a family pilgrimage”

Forgot to post the link yesterday to my newest column in The Greenville News. This one’s about the idea of a family pilgrimage, summer road trips, literature and history. I hope you enjoy! Read it here.

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New Column: “Camp counselor job nearly as tough as parenting”

Hi, all! Forgot to link to this last week: My newest column is up at The Greenville News . This one gives the skinny about what it’s like to be a summer camp counselor. Read it here. And happy rest-of-your-weekend!

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New Column: “My favorite hiking spot: Black Balsam Knob”

Today’s column is up: the great outdoors, family, my favorite hiking spot in the whole of the world, and even a proposal story. I do hope you enjoy it! To read my column in The Greenville News, go here. And … Continue reading

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Thursday Column: “‘Pretty’ overlooks daughters’ true qualities”

My Thursday column is up at The Greenville News. This one’s about raising girl children (and being a woman) in a world largely teaching them that  the way they look will change their lives. I’d originally titled it, “Oh, what … Continue reading

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Thursday Newspaper Column: Going Back to School with a Family at Home

Happy Thursday, all! Here’s the link to today’s newspaper column: “Back to school with a family a whole new ballgame.” It’s all about parenting, family, returning to school, and the fact that kids can sense that a mama finally has … Continue reading

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Column for Thursday, April 17th

Here’s my newspaper column for today: “Kindergarten registration brings back childhood memories” Hope y’all enjoy!

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New Column: “Got spring fever? Head out to the woods”

My newest newspaper column is up. Find it here. This one’s about spring fever, hiking, family life, and Joyce Kilmer Memorial Forest. Hope you enjoy!

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