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Public shaming

There's a new trend on social media where parents shame their misbehaving children in public. Is this a good idea or not?

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Lousy lice!

So I was a bit premature last month when I crowed about not having even a louse stirring in my house.

A grateful season

Because tomorrow's Thanksgiving, it's time to remember all the things I'm grateful for.

1. My family. Both the one I came from and the one my husband and I have created.

A November poem

With apologies to Clement C. Moore...

It's the week before Thanksgiving,
And all through the house,
not a turkey was stirring,
no, nor even a louse.

Chilly forecast calls for hibernating

As I peered out the bathroom window this morning and saw the light frosting of snow on rooftops and lawns, I felt a shiver of dread.

Circling the Cirque

One of the great things about Fort Wayne is that we are a convenient stopping point for national touring acts.

Pinkwashing

Hey, did you know that breast cancer exists? You do? Great!

What frightens you?

A mother-daughter day

So this happened: my daughter got her heart broken by her Internet boyfriend.

When did homework get so hard?

My son's advancement to first grade means both my children have homework most nights. And, people, I am telling you now, I am having trouble.

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.