Old Dad New Tricks

Kedric with his youngest daughter, Mae

The only things I know about summer camp are from the movies

KEDRIC FRANCIS
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
Kedric Francis with his wife Elaina, son Otis and daughers Rosie and Mabel.

We are family

BY KEDRIC FRANCIS

Essay

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
 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
Newborn Phoenix Keichline was born four years after his brother, Jaxson, drowned. His father says Phoenix brought us hope, and along with that, a renewed sense of life and energy. (Photo courtesy of Theresa Willerford, Lollipops And Slingshots Photography)

Heartbreak after losing our son

BY SETH KEICHLINE