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Of poop and vulnerability

Writing personal stories makes me vulnerable, but that’s part of my job, at least it was when I worked as a reporter and had a weekly column.

Earning a graduate degree while working, pregnant and more

This month, two of my sisters graduated from Indiana University. Susan earned a bachelor’s degree and will start work this fall as an art teacher in southern Indiana.

I got sucked into yoga and counted it as exercise

It was after 10 by the time I was done exercising. We’ve all been there.

He's a strong-willed child, just like his mother

It's been too long since I've written. After you read this column, I think you'll understand why.

Taking 'Smart' advice: Don't let someone steal your happiness

I recently had the opportunity to hear 24-year-old kidnapping and rape survivor Elizabeth Smart speak at an event sponsored by the Fort Wayne Women’s Bureau.

Well-behaved women rarely make history: Listening to Leymah Gbowee

The picture at my desk is reassuring. It beckoned me from the shelf at Possibilities, one of my favorite stores in Auburn. On bad days, it makes me feel better.

The never-ending pile of laundry

Last week, my friend Jennifer came by my house for a much-needed cup of tea and Girl Scout cookies (while I’m a huge fan of unprocessed food and organic cooking, I can’t give up the tasty Samoas, L

In the beginning ...

Well, it’s nice to be a part of the blogging moms community of Fort Wayne. In some ways, I’m like many of you. I have a family and work outside the home.