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Disciplining others' children

Do you discipline children who aren't yours? Nieces, nephews, that one neighbor kid who keeps letting his doggie do his doo-doo on your lawn? What's your stance on disciplining children who aren't your own?

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Do the right thing

Last night, when I inquired about homework, my son quickly said he didn't have any and tried to hide his homework folder so I couldn't look inside. Naturally, this rang alarm bells.

The cool book challenge (no ice required)

I have been repeatedly challenged on Facebook to name 10 books that have stayed with me over the years.

Back to school, back to the madness

With last week's starting of school, my family has had to re-jigger our mornings so that everyone gets to where they need to be by the ungodly hour when the sun just begins to rise.

The view from the porch

My favorite place this not-so-warm summer has been on our back porch, which was built onto the side of our house as an apparent afterthought.

Still time for some family fun

If the temperatures are rising, it's a given that cars will be packed and folks all across the country will be taking their version of the Great American Vacation (™).

How living with children is like living in a frat house

As a child, I imagined what kind of a home I'd live in when I was out on my own. It would be tastefully furnished, with matching couch and love seat and it would perpetually be tidy.

A work in progress

So listen, y'all. After last week's manifesto and declaration of war, things have been looking up at my house.

The battle lines have been drawn

These days, I feel like I'm fighting a war in my home. It's me against the two short people, the dog and the cat.

Date night

Miracle of miracles! My husband and I had an actual, real-live date last weekend! And we discovered some fun new things to do that are definitely adults-only!

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.