Tag Archives: parenting

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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Newspaper Column for Mar. 20, 2014: “To ma’am or not to ma’am?”

Hi, all! Here’s the link to my newest column in The Greenville News, “To ma’am or not to ma’am.” I’m interested in how y’all were raised. Did you say “ma’am” and “sir” growing up? Did or do you teach your … Continue reading

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Thursday Newspaper Column for Feb. 27, 2014

Hi, all! My newest column is up at The Greenville News. Here’s the link, and hope you enjoy! http://goo.gl/cXlC2E Also: the newspaper is asking readers to tag them on Twitter (@GreenvilleNews) or Facebook or Instagram with your own “big snow” … Continue reading

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Newest Newspaper Column

Hi, all. Here’s the link to the online version of my newest column at The Greenville News: “Olympic TV ads hit home with moms and dads” It’s got Winter Olympics, parenting, commercials and dogs. Hope you enjoy!

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First Newspaper Column is Out!

Hi, all! I’m thrilled to announce that my new parenting/outdoor/general life column is now up and running in The Greenville News! Makes me very happy to have a byline in my hometown newspaper again. To check it out, go here. … Continue reading

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