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Should school start time be later?

The American Academy of Pediatrics has recommended that adolescents begin their school day later in the morning because teens need more sleep. What do you think?

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First, next and last

It doesn’t matter who goes first or last or in the middle. Everyone is getting dessert; everyone has to brush their teeth. Unless you’re a kid. Then it matters very much.

Staycations and 'eye' shopping

While it feels like all the world left to go to beautiful, warm locations for spring break, I know the reality is that a whole lot of folks are like me and stuck around home for the cold snow, the

Pre-teen sturm und drang

I look at my daughter, who is very nearly as tall as I am, though she's just 11, and I think: This kid has got a pretty good life.

Nervous? Who is nervous?

Today is opening day ay Parkview Field in Fort Wayne. Yay! Many baseball fans have anxiously been awaiting this day.

Clap along if you're happy

OK, so I know this isn't a weighty topic, but I think after the winter we've had, it's time for a little happiness.

Supermom, for real

If you could be any superhero, who would you be? I always pick Elastigirl. I’m just sick of getting up, I suppose. 

All is right with the world again

Several weeks ago, I wrote about Kalisha dropping her iPhone 5 when she didn't have a cover on it. She had never dropped any of her phones; not in the toilet, not at the park, not anywhere.

When 'I hate you' means 'I love you'

When you hear "I hate you," remember it means "I love you." It's hard in the moment, when your teen is screaming it in your face, or when they leave huge red marker notes that scream the fact you'v

Farewell Fort Wayne (mom) friends

Sadly, this will be my last post here. To get you up to speed, my family recently moved to be closer to our families.

One less is the loveliest number

We discussed having five children once upon a time. I attribute that to the baby mania that closely followed the birth of our fourth.