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Bicycle helmets

Do you and your kids wear helmets when biking?

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Celebrations of the heart

In the cabinet, on the top shelf, lives a sparkly red heart-shaped plate. It is extra special and is reserved for extra special moments.

Casting a wide net

 As I've written previously, Kalisha loves Facebook and when she meets a new person she r-e-a-l-l-y wants to be her friend, she makes full use of it.

The great thing he never told me

We never get good news from our youngest son. I'm not a fan of the words "always" and "never," but I believe "never" applies here; he just does not like to share positive news.

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.