Category: Danielle Wilson

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Opinion: Frustration

For the third year in a row, my spring break and my kids’ did not align. Not a huge deal, but it does ix-nay the family vacation. Last year, my husband Doo said, “Tough...

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Opinion: Teeth-chattering change

I don’t like change. Maybe it’s my sense of order and predilection towards the mundane, but varying from routine makes me anxious, particularly when I don’t initiate it. I also can’t stand going to...

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Opinion: Caffeine catastrophe

I’m sitting in Starbucks, trying to finish my column on my latest dental disaster, but I am so distracted by the conversations next to me that I’ve decided to hold the torture experience until...

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Opinion: Feuding family

I really hate texting.  Besides blowing up your data, communicating via text is the most likely way to end up in a snit with someone. There’s no time or space for long-winded explanations, and...

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Opinion: Mission accomplished

A while back I was on my way home from dropping a kid at dance/tae kwon do/volleyball/soccer and heard a blip for a nonprofit that organizes letters and care packages for American forces abroad....

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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...