Jill Orr

Jill Orr

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Home HistORRy

Jimmy and Jill Orr make Jimmy’s childhood home their own. Twenty-four years ago, a cute…

Shelf Life: The Disappearance of Coltrane

An excerpt from “The Bad Break.” The sun was rising as I drove home from…

Jill Orr: It’s a Bouncing Baby . . . Book!

“The Good Byline” arrives after an arduous labor. I am now officially the parent of…

Jill Orr: Shop Talk

Ten things to not say to your spouse during a renovation. Almost 16 years ago,…

Jill Orr: Look Who’s Talking

Stay woke and slay teen slang. Every generation of teenagers has its own slang. Adults…

Jill Orr: Where Are You from?

So much of how we parent comes from looking backward. Our minds continually flash back…

Jill Orr: Lessons in Social Media

Is the web world really so nasty? Parenting in the age of social media is…

Jill’s 21 Day Challenge

  Meaningful Connections Online For the next Mom in the Middle column, I’m taking a look…

One Fine Day

  The art of talking to teenagers.  For years, I’ve asked my kids the same…

Everything you need to know about art in the park

  Art in the Park www.artintheparkcolumbia.org   What is it? A weekend long art fair featuring…

Jill Orr: Time Waits for No Mom

  Jill Orr talks about going through “the middle.” I’ve been writing the “Mommy Chronicles”…

(F)lying the friendly skies

  Like many quasi-neurotic people, I don’t really like to fly. But not for the…