The Greatest Unexpected Pleasures of Parenting

Grown and Flown asked 15 women to share their greatest unexpected pleasure of parenting. Here are their honest, funny, and straight-from-the-heart answers. Lindsey Mead  A Design So Vast   @lemead Becky Blades Laundry or Die @LaundryorDie Liane Kupferberg Carter   Liane Kupferberg Carter  @LianeCarter Jennifer B. Wallace Jennifer B Wallace @wallacejennieb Theresa B Kilman   Grown […]

Fatherhood: A College President Reflects

Dr. Lawrence M. Schall, president of Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Georgia, writes a guest post today on fatherhood. During a recent winter vacation with his now-adult kids, as they recounted the teenage years, they waded into a “quagmire of fact, fiction, truth and lies.” His story follows:   Over the holidays, I was able to […]

Christmas Trifle and Love Lost

Guest blogger, Cathy Donovan, writes:  Certain women have the luck of marrying men who love to cook. I was not one of them.  My husband Tommy was a tall, lanky Irishman, with cornflower blue eyes and a wide smile. He could make a respectable soft-boiled egg, but that’s about it.  However, he did make one […]

The Eldest Son Has Returned

Sue Robins, a guest blogger, writes: My eldest son has returned home from a five-week band tour of 26 cities and 30 shows. He zigged across America to New York City in his black van crammed with band members, zagged back to LA, and then zoomed up the west coast to Canada. In the pictures […]