Professor classy with child in class

When babysitting options fail, and failure is not an option, take the kiddos with you. That’s what one college student, a single mother, had to do Monday evening at DeVry University in south Nashville. According to published online reports, Amanda Osbon’s...

Fall into fall with fun

The calendar makes it official. Fall has arrived. Happy fall, y’all! It’s time to await the arrival of colorful leaves on the trees before they flutter to the ground in anticipation of winter. Brrr. The chill settles in just thinking about it! If fall...

Persistence, positivity pay off

She tried out for the middle school show choir and made it. Cue my happiness, pride and surprise when my daughter told me, “Guess who made show choir?” She just smiled and said she was happy. Amber can dance. I have heard her sing, but I wasn’t sure...

Big dance year on horizon

Eat. Sleep. Dance. Repeat. … not necessarily in that order. It’s on a T-shirt available for those very dedicated dancers. Enough said. This week begins another big dance year for my daughter. Well, classes and rehearsals commenced in July at another studio...

Sept. 11 stories take on new meaning

They went to school today wearing red, white and blue. My daughter chose her outfit purposely to feature our nation’s colors. I purposely put a red polo shirt under my son’s blue and white football T-shirt that he was permitted to wear for “Spirit...