Category: Danielle Wilson

Opinion: Caught in a (teenage) lie

Commentary by Danielle Wilson Well, friends, it’s finally happened. Doo and I have successfully caught one of our children in a bold-faced lie. After all these years of suspected truth-forgoing, I can now confidently...

Opinion: Dance fever

Commentary by Danielle Wilson Get your mooches up, people! Football is winding down, but competitive dance is just getting started. Woot, woot! Yes, it’s true. I’ve reached the point in every dance mom’s life...

Opinion: Lambs are never silent

Commentary by Danielle Wilson One of my favorite movies is “Silence of the Lambs.” If you haven’t seen it, I recommend you stop reading immediately and get to the nearest pirated-movie website. I want...

Opinion: Unscheduled calendar crisis

Commentary by Danielle Wilson The unthinkable has happened, people. I’ve lost my calendar! My reliable, omnipotent, executive planner is GONE. And though I’m pretty sure it’s sitting on a shelf next to clearance candles...

Opinion: Holiday groove

I’ve finally gotten my holiday groove on, people! I’m just back from a 6 a.m. run to Meijer,  followed by an hour at Kohl’s. With the help of Amazon, Ticketmaster and a few swigs...

Opinion: Holiday survival guide

Commentary by Danielle Wilson All right, people. Here is my plan for surviving the holidays without offing a child, spouse or myself. Feel free to adopt as your own, share with friends, or deposit...

Opinion: Tinsel wars

Commentary by Danielle Wilson When my husband and I were first married, holidays, particularly Christmas, were a struggle.  We both come from large families with very specific rituals and traditions. I grew up with...