Author: Danielle Wilson

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Opinion: A scary good day

Today was a good day. True, I stepped in dog poop three times and briefly electrocuted myself. But overall, I place this particular Tuesday firmly in the “More Than Just Survived” category. Why? Well,...

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Opinion: Turn it off

Doo and I visited New York City a while back, and because I’d never seen a Broadway production, I insisted we get tickets to a show. We decided on “The Book of Mormon,” and...

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Opinion: Holiday expectations

Low expectations, my friends. That’s what we all need to have heading into the Christmas festivities if we are to survive the next few weeks. Don’t plan the perfect dinner, don’t anticipate a healthy...

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Opinion: Biannual disclosure

I received an interesting email yesterday from a reader who doesn’t want to read my work but feels compelled to do every week. (Apparently I’m a sucky writer and he likes to check for...

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Opinion: Games are good

Prepare to be amazed, people, for I have figured out the secret to life! Or at least, the secret to predetermining the amount of time and money you’ll be investing when you child comes...

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Opinion: Mystery solved

There are some mysteries in life that I will never solve. How urine ends up on the wall opposite the toilet, for example. And why people fear world dominance by redheads while simultaneously labeling...

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Opinion: From mother to martyr

In the last couple of weeks my husband Doo has taken to calling me “martyr” instead “mother.” He’s trying to get me to notice how often I complain about things that I don’t really...

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Opinion: Girl power

This past week I was supposed to be enjoying fall break while my kids went back to school (I teach in a neighboring district with a different schedule). I had it all scheduled: I’d...