When my husband and I built a house in Stonegate 16 years ago, we planted two ginkgo trees on either side of our front yard. The trees looked identical the day we put them in the ground. But while one flourished, the other floundered.
Fireworks, music and patriotic activities are among the ways the Tyler area is celebrating the Fourth of July.
Have you ever noticed how sneaky parents can be when it comes to doing the deed that made them parents in the first place?
An 8-year-old girl sits on my couch, squeezing a stress ball and staring out the window. She’s feeling anxious. I am a psychotherapist, and I talk her through a deep breathing exercise to help her feel less anxious, but she can’t stop thinking about her worries. She tells me that she has 18 …
East Texas native Clarence Devereaux has turned his memories about the influence of his parents on their 14 children during the segregation era into a book, “A Solid Rock — A Rolling Stone — And 14 Pebbles.”
Lena Zuckerwise was all set to send her 7-year-old autistic son to a summer day camp near their home in Massachusetts. Like a lot of working parents, she needs extra child care in the summer when her kids are not in school. The camp she selected would allow a therapist to go with her son, wh…
Several years ago, I lost the diamond from my engagement ring. An irreplaceable family heirloom, it had been in my husband’s family for 150 years.
With a pink bow in her hair, a frilly skirt and gold shoes on, infant Audrey Lemus is encouraged to crawl across a soft blanket on the living room floor, to sit up, to roll over and to reach for objects with her small hands.
The Mary Tyler Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution announced it is celebrating the women’s suffrage movement with a display through June at the Goodman Museum, 624 N. Broadway Ave. in Tyler.
Children don’t always want to eat their vegetables, which can be stressful for parents. Next time you get in this dilemma with your child, make up a game at the dinner table to see who can come up with the funniest name for your vegetables. If you have a picky eater who won’t touch a plate w…