Stories by Kymberly Foster Seabolt

Marks of time

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Things change. Plans. People. Paint. We have left our marks in other ways.

He who runs with scissors still survives

Thursday, June 25, 2015

From the moment my children were thought of I loved them with my whole heart and a blinding devotion to protecting them from all harm — and me from the heartbreak that would ensue.

A new driver

Thursday, June 18, 2015

My pretty girl is taking her driver’s test today and it’s my job to hold down the plastic chair at the DMV and wait.

Why isn’t there a badge for life?

Thursday, June 11, 2015

Columnist Kym Seabolt thinks if we do our best, and practice kindness and compassion, we all deserve a pat on the back and maybe a badge too.

Eagle eye

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Today, I am writing this in on my mobile phone while my son is undergoing his Board of Review to become an Eagle Scout.

Parenting: Between a rock and hard place

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Columnist Kym Seabolt on parenting: “I am raising adults — not children. If my children were to stay children all their lives, I would have done things a lot differently. I would have worried less about character and their ability to make it on their own.”

Triple threat

Thursday, May 21, 2015

The good(ish) news is that GirlWonder is learning to drive! This is probably just a defense mechanism since we keep leaving her places.

These are the best days of life

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Seabolt celebrates her son’s 18th birthday.

Mrs. Big Stuff

Thursday, May 7, 2015

I had cookies for dinner last night. Who over the age of 4 does that?

Changing English language without trying

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Today, autocorrect on most devices has made it easy to pretend that spelling (and proofreading) doesn’t matter.

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About Kymberly

Warm, witty and just a wee bit warped, Kymberly Foster Seabolt is a native of Kent, Ohio, who survived childhood exposure to disco and grew up to marry and move to the country. Her column weaves her special brand of humor with poignant, entertaining, and honest portrayals of parenting, marriage, and real life. She currently lives in northeastern Ohio with her husband, two children, two dogs, two cats, and numerous dust bunnies who wish to remain nameless.