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It was an unassuming piece of notebook paper sitting on the kitchen table commanding no one's attention for two days. On it, my younger daughter Caroline had doodled a cartoonish face with mischievous  eyes. The paper had been folded up as if it were going to...

HB 590 passed unanimously in the education committee of the Texas Legislature! It's just the first hurdle, but hopefully this means all kids with vision impairments in Texas public schools will  have more access to a specialized service called  called Orientation & Mobility. It's a...

Time to pack it in. Kids are back in school and the trash bags are full of  leftover tamale shucks and hard plastic inserts to toys we'd thought we'd never get open. It's almost like you want to leave this packaging  out as a trophy...

There are plenty of singer-songwriters who pull from personal experiences in writing songs, but my friend Billy draws from a deeper,  more beautifully complicated well. With songs about beer joints, cheese enchiladas and the Marfa lights, Billy often does not keep to the set list....

When our family walks into a room, she is rarely noticed first. She is the one with the pretty blue eyes, a boatload of poise and academically gifted. She is the taller sister, the deep thinker who came into this life already saddled with a different...

When Spike, who already knew my daughter Meredith, insisted she try fashion camp, I was worried it would be too hard for Meredith because she really didn't know when to ask for help and was not goal oriented....