Columns

Liliani Lan Perino was born at 34 weeks and spent a month in the NICU. She is now a healthy toddler. (Photo courtesy of Laylan Connelly)

Unprepared for a preemie

‘When can she go home?' was our constant refrain
BY LAYLAN CONNELLY
Kedric Francis with his wife Elaina, son Otis and daughers Rosie and Mabel.

Average is awesome!

Geniuses are great, but the vast majority of kids end up somewhere in the middle
BY KEDRIC FRANCIS

It's OK that some people aren't drawn to a passion

BY HEATHER SKYLER
Kedric Francis with his wife Elaina, son Otis and daughers Rosie and Mabel.

We are family

BY KEDRIC FRANCIS
 Heather Skyler's grandmother, Elizabeth Jones, is shown in her Model T that she named Fidelia. (Photo courtesy of Heather Skyler)

Mine was a family shaped by a murder

BY HEATHER SKYLER