Tag Archives: parenting

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: “Keepers”

My column this week in The Greenville News is, well, about my file cabinet. And what I found when I finally cleaned it out. To read, click here.

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New column: “Approaching June with realism and hope”

My column this week in The Greenville News is about my high hopes for June, despite the quicksilver month’s inevitable roadblocks. Ah, Summer: How to make reality line up with dream? 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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New column: “Road trip wisdom from a three-year-old”

Hi, all! My column this week in The Greenville News is all about road trips, the simple things, and the wisdom of three-year-olds. I hope you enjoy! To read, click here.  

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New column: “Graduation stirs many emotions”

This week’s column in The Greenville News is about graduation, ceremony–marking the moments in our lives–change, and moving on. To read, click here. (And sorry for the strange link: The newspaper usually puts it up online, but for some reason … Continue reading

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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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