The closeness shines through

The bond between a parent and child. A link like no other. The quote, “You never know how much love your heart can hold until someone calls you mommy” rings true. I consider the bond with my son and daughter a beautiful one. Sometimes it feels like I have...

Really, behavior typical for his age

Barron Trump remains under the media microscope. Why? The website www.opposingviews.com reported that he pulled away from holding his mother, Melania’s, hand as they walked in the inaugural parade. The youngest first son was also caught yawning as his father,...

Borrow pencil, give shoe?

How many times as a student, teacher or friendly person have you let someone borrow a pencil or pen, only to never see the writing utensil again? Perhaps a trade might guarantee its return, but what if the traded item is the borrower’s shoe? It’s a true...

It can happen to anyone

No parent should have to bury a child, no matter how old the offspring. I’m sure every parent hopes and prays it never happens. Unfortunately, it does. Writing a child’s obituary, a parent would probably want to say lots of positive things and express love...

Leave first son alone

With President Donald Trump’s inauguration on Friday came the commander in chief’s family in the spotlight again. Four grown children. One young son. Eight even younger grandchildren. The four older children — Donald Jr., Eric, Ivanka and Tiffany...