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To the Mama on My Flight Who I Didn’t Help . . .

2018-09-10T07:51:04+00:00

A thick strand of auburn hair fell down into her blue eyes, but “Mama” didn’t have a free hand to brush it back. She carried her screaming newborn and her fussy 2-year-old in her arms, along with an over-stuffed backpack. Her 4-year-old son clung to the frayed hem of her sweater. Down the narrow aisle [...]

To the Mama on My Flight Who I Didn’t Help . . . 2018-09-10T07:51:04+00:00

10 Things College Freshmen Need to Know

2018-08-30T14:24:29+00:00

In July, I had the amazing privilege of speaking at Lipscomb University, my alma mater. (My return to school is pictured above) Being on campus again stirred up a lot of old memories. Thirty-five years ago, I came there as a freshman, excited and nervous, having no idea what the future held. Adjusting to college [...]

10 Things College Freshmen Need to Know 2018-08-30T14:24:29+00:00

5 Things I Learned as the Mother of the Bride

2018-05-29T10:35:47+00:00

Is your child getting married soon? If so, you may be feeling: Overwhelmed. A bit sensitive. Unusually nostalgic. You're not alone. A wedding is a pretty dramatic event for the entire family---especially for mothers. At least is was for me. When my daughter Caroline walked down the aisle, it was a profound moment for both of [...]

5 Things I Learned as the Mother of the Bride 2018-05-29T10:35:47+00:00