Tag Archives: parenting

New column: “One enchanted prom night”

If you didn’t know, it’s prom season. Ah, the memories. So that’s what my column is about this week in The Greenville News. There’s also a picture of my friends and me in our prom attire. Let’s all remember, it … Continue reading

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New column: “There is no magic pill”

My column this week in The Greenville News is about last week, when I was a California girl. And also about trying to write, and be a mother, and be good at both those things, at the very same time. … Continue reading

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New column: “Happy Anniversary to us!”

This week’s column in The Greenville News is a great big thank you to you fine readers. To read, click here.

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New column: “So much more than a family reunion”

Last week’s column in The Greenville News now has a link (it didn’t last week). It’s all about family, food, friends, kids, and kinship. To read, click here.

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New column: “Aunts and uncles play a special role”

My newspaper column this week in The Greenville News–posted a wee bit late, so sorry!–is all about family. Namely, about the special role aunts and uncles play in the lives of children. To read, click here. Happy weekend, and hope … Continue reading

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New column: “Welcoming a new member of the family”

I’m posting this week’s new column in The Greenville News a bit late, and for that I apologize. I have been serving on jury duty all week long, and my service ended today. I’ve felt a bit like I’ve been … Continue reading

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New column: “Reporting back from Winter Storm Jonas”

This week’s new column in The Greenville News is my family report from Winter Storm Jonas. Which dumped almost 16 inches of snow on my town. Because who doesn’t want to leave their house via sled? To read, click here. … Continue reading

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New column: “Making the case for winter”

Hi, y’all! Happy almost-weekend. Here in the Mountain South, we’re bracing for a possible winter storm on Friday. I love snow, and considering that our snow totals just went from 8 – 12 inches to 4 – 6 inches, I … 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 newspaper column: “In consideration of Christmas past”

My new column is up at The Greenville News, and it’s all about Christmas past–about memory, nostalgia, history, and more. And how this time of year, it’s important to look back. To read, click here. I hope you enjoy it!

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