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This post originally appeared on BLUNTMoms.com My phone rang a few days ago and the scratchy, weak voice on the other end of the line told the story. My youngest son was sick. He felt terrible: tired, weak, achy. I thought for a minute, then I knew—it was the flu. “How long have you … Continue reading My College Kid Has Flu—WHAT DO I DO?
This post originally appeared on BLUNTMoms.com Yep, she went there, and now I must speak. Fox News contributor Tomi Lahren called Congressman Joe Kennedy a “little ginger nerd” (among other things) after his State of the Union rebuttal on January 30. It was an interesting choice of insults, but not one that surprised me. … Continue reading The G(inger) Word And What You Might Not Know
This post was originally published on BLUNTMoms.com I’m in my kitchen cooking dinner for my middle and youngest sons: spaghetti or chicken fingers or maybe eggs and bacon. It’s late April 2011 in Georgia. The dogwood trees and pink azaleas are in bloom, and the billowing curtains of yellow pollen are almost gone. The … Continue reading The Day My Son Didn’t Die
This post originally appeared on GrownandFlown.com Not long ago, my husband and son were trout fishing in the river that ran behind our house. On this particular winter day, the Chattahoochee was low and clear and as cold as ice. My son cast his line, and it caught on a branch that overhung the … Continue reading How to Parent a Type T Teen