Author: Danielle Wilson

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Opinion: Germaphobe? Not this parent

I dropped my work badge and keys in a not-yet-flushed toilet today at the high school where I teach. And not the faculty restroom, mind you, but one frequented by hormonal teenage girls. Disgusting,...

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Opinion: Family Feud

You won’t believe what I did over the weekend. My four sisters and I auditioned for the Family Feud! The Family Feud! And not to boast, but I really believe we have a shot...

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Column: Getting away

Four moms, three nights, two rooms, one foreign country . . . read on for a tale of the best girls’ trip ever! Or at least a pretty good one. I’ll take credit for...

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Opinion: Touring the van

Here’s a throwback column in celebration of my upcoming eighth anniversary at Current. Hi, and welcome to Department of Kids and Recreation official Mini-Van Tour. My name is Danielle. “Excuse me, Danielle what’s that...

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Opinion: Parenting trifecta

Why does the poop always hit the fan when my husband Doo is out of town? I suppose it’s my own fault, as a not-so-small part of me was kind of looking forward to...

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Opinion: Extrovert plague

Here’s my new favorite quote: “There is no greater plague to the introvert than the extroverted,” from author Pierce Brown. This so perfectly captures the essence of almost every marital tiff my husband Doo...

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Opinion: Worth the wait

I used to work out regularly at a gym. I was a stay-at-home mom with four young children and a full-time nanny for my nephew. The Fishers YMCA provided two hours of daily free...

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Opinion: Dance mom vet

I’ve been struggling for topics of late but was holding on to the notion that dance competition season would soon be starting and I’d have a plethora of tacky, delicious stories to relay. But...

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Opinion: Reader reminders

News flash: If you dislike my column, DON’T READ IT! Seriously, no one is making you sit down with your cup of organic coffee and peruse my articles. Turn the page, avert your eyes,...