Susan Day

Susan Swindell Day is editor in chief of this publication and the mom of four great kids.

Our Cores Are Full of Feeling


The entirety of the Common Core was passed without parent knowledge and the root of the change concerns THIS mom.

Gone to College


She’s on her own at college now. And things will never be the same again.

Teen Driver, Jittery Me


Just because your teen has a license doesn’t mean you should send him out on the highways. Parents have to feel secure about it first which means practice, practice, practice.

All of the Sudden


When your kids are little, you have no idea that suddenly … they will be grown.

Let Your Children DO THINGS!


Who’s life is it anyway? Don’t you want your children to grow up to be able to do everything for themselves?

Just About Now School Would Be Nice!


Seems a shame to take down a Christmas tree that is still emitting the fragrance of pine. This year we had the best tree ever … and yet for Nashville, I’m behind. Most people take the tree down day after Christmas, right? Not me. We keep it up until New Year’s Day, keeping the fun… Read more »

He Loves Ice Hockey


He looks cool on the ice. He has a swagger. He is also an expert skater, stick handler, slap shotter. He’s my boy. And he’s awesome to me. That’s what’s so thrilling. Because he’s got it together. He’s a mean machine out there, a Jr. Predator, and he’s not afraid to hit hard, bear down,… Read more »