Billy Kilgore is a writer, at-home dad, and ordained pastor. He lives with his wife and two sons in Nashville. His writing has appeared in The Washington Post‘s “On Parenting” column, Narratively, Scary Mommy, and Fatherly. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
Dear Tennessee legislators: Why will you not adequately fund my child’s education? I’m speaking for myself and parents across the state with kids in public schools. The data could not be clearer. When it comes to the amount of money we spend on per pupil in public schools, Tennessee is near the bottom of all […]
I’ve struggled to do basic tasks this week. The never-ending nightmare of school shootings has struck again but this time the bloodshed is closer to home. Since the shooting on Monday at The Covenant School in Nashville, I’ve felt an overwhelming sense of powerlessness. As a parent, I’m experiencing a primal fear of being unable […]