Archive | August, 2010

Back to school

Brianna Lamar is one of many 14-year-olds in North Texas who began their first week of high school on Monday. When I spoke with her a few weeks ago, she didn’t seem worried at all about the adjustment. “I’m looking forward to it,” she said. “It’s going to be a little different, because I’m going […]

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Children’s at Legacy helps ease the pain

Cheryl Haver’s evening started out like any other: “Get off work, pick up the kids, go home and start dinner.” But the evening of July 20 turned out differently. Her youngest daughter, Mickenleigh, 4, (“Mickey” or my little monkey”) ended up with a gash in her eyebrow that needed stitches. Even though they were in […]

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If I’d only known then what I know now…

>AAP says ‘Herculean’ cleaning efforts not needed to rid home of head lice Three years ago, a phone conversation with my best friend began the way many horrible talks do. “I have terrible news,” she told me. Now in our 40s, my best friend and I have shared many things in our relationship. We have […]

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