Emily Olson
Emily Olson
Emily Olson

Emily Olson writes the “Thoughts in the Heartland” column for the Pipestone County Star. She lives with her husband and five children in Minnesota.

God Doesn’t Think Moms Are Better When They Work Outside The Home

The question isn’t whether God uses mothers to advance the gospel, but how.

What Scout And Atticus Teach Us About Schooling

Two of the Harper Lee’s legendary characters don’t think much of the place where I and millions of other students first met them.

Why This Mom Now Boycotts The Government Picnic Lunch

I knew, even if nobody else did, that we came because I was too lazy to feed my children at home—and too greedy to resist a lunch handout.