Tag Archives: parenting

Today’s column: “Just what are grown-ups afraid of?”

Today’s column in The Greenville News is the product of a dinner table conversation with my six year-old. Hope y’all enjoy! Read it 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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New column: “We are drawn to the sea”

Today’s column in The Greenville News is a tribute to that favorite of summer activities: heading to the beach. I wrote this column while I was lucky enough to be at the beach last week with my family. If you’re … Continue reading

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Today’s column: “The older people are right: It goes by so fast”

My daughter is turning 6 years old, so today’s new column in The Greenville News is for her. Because the old people are right. To read, click here.

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Today’s column: “But Mom, I’m bored!”

Today’s column in The Greenville News is for all the parents out there who’ve heard “I’m bored!” uttered, whined, or moaned at them this summer. Down with boredom, I say! To read, click here.  

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Today’s column: “Summer is half gone. What’s on your to-do list?”

Today’s column is up at The Greenville News. It was originally titled “Mid-summer meltdown.” Because it’s July, y’all. July! Hope you enjoy. To read, click here.

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Today’s column: “Tips on building a perfect summer day”

Today’s column is up at The Greenville News, and it’s full of my favorite recipe for a perfect summer day. To read, click here. Hope y’all enjoy!

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Thoughts on the #CharlestonShooting

South Carolina is my home state, Charleston a place where my family lives and where I lived for two years and visited for many more. But honestly, none of that matters. When a horror like the #CharlestonShooting takes place, it … Continue reading

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New column: “Kindergarten teachers open the door to a world of learning”

    Today’s column in The Greenville News is in praise and in awe of, and in thanks for, the kindergarten teachers. (My daughter’s in particular.) To read, click here.

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New column: “June is a gift of a month, meant for us all”

Today’s column is up at The Greenville News, and it’s a shout-out to the month of June–that door-opener to summertime. I hope y’all enjoy! Read here.

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