Category: Danielle Wilson

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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,...

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Opinion: Left behind

My husband Doo is really annoying me right now. He’s planning his third (or maybe fourth; I’ve lost track) ski trip in as many weeks while completing ignoring my panicked pleas to cease and...

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Opinion: Reasonable resolutions

It’s that time again, folks, to set ourselves up for failure and criticism and perhaps even an infinity scarf of guilt should we fail in our lofty endeavors. I’m speaking of course of making...

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Opinion: Holiday memories

Two phrases you never want to hear around the holidays are “The toilet is overflowing” and “The tree just fell over.” Luckily for your entertainment, both were uttered in my household recently. Enjoy! I...

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Opinion: Losing the magical touch

I’ll be honest, certain “magical creatures” are starting to tangle my tinsel and I’m not afraid to name names. This may end me up on someone’s naughty list, but the time for silence is...