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Poverty's spread

The Journal Gazette reported that poverty rates have climbed in Indiana since 2000. Are you and your family feeling the pinch?

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Time to languish

Time has no meaning. Days become weekends become weeks and so on and so forth and then a child asks:

Mommy, what day is it?

The iPhone fiasco

Y'all, I have entered the iPhone world. And it is just as cool as I was told it would be by my uniformly iPhone-owning coworkers. But it wasn't easy.

Passively obstinate

Kalisha is usually quite accomodating when I ask her to do something or I remind her of her assigned tasks. She never stomps her foot or yells or says "No.

Taking back the helm

To put it mildly, it’s quite possible that THIS summer is going to be the WORST-summer-EVER. (This would be from my kids' perspectives, and honestly, quite possibly, my own.)

A tribute to dads

We talk a lot about moms here on Moms.FortWayne.com, but in honor of Father's Day on Sunday (you did remember to get him a card, right?), I'd like to post a tribute to fathers.

Staying on vacation

Forced to make smart choices

I went to a writers conference in Baltimore, Md., this past weekend.

How can you possibly be overdrawn?

Last week I attended two days (just two days, OK?) of a four-day writer's conference at Wheaton College in Illinois. I naively thought I had all areas of "home" covered.

How not to act at kindergarten graduation

Adults brawled at a kindergarten graduation ceremony in Cincinnati on Monday. That's nice. You always hear about kids singing the ABCs and wearing construction paper graduation caps.

Nothing anymore...

Today was breezy and bright, but I woke up with a headache th