Sports Writer Turned Suburban Mom

DaytonChildrens

A gift to children

I first visited Dayton Children’s Hospital in 2011. The Junior League of Dayton, a women’s volunteer organization I joined a...
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Product review — Noodle and Boo

When I was pregnant with my first child, I read all the baby books and magazines, signed up for all...
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Boo!

Knock, knock... anyone still out there? Bueller? Welcome to my redesigned website! Isn't it great? Thanks to Sumy Designs for...
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…To Be Happy

Happy New Year! It’s almost a month into 2017, and granted, I’ve been excited about this year for a while....
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LuLaLa!

Stick around any “mom” group on Facebook, and you’re likely to be inundated by requests to purchase all sorts of...
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Waxing poetic on August, September

I was born in November and my brother was born in December. My mom still doesn’t know what she was...
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Go, Pokemon, Go!

It was 8 p.m. on a Saturday evening at the local park around the corner from our home. The weather...
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Exposure makes you cold

As a former full-time newspaper reporter, I'm used to getting paid for my work. My free writing -- literally --...
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June report

Not much action for the month worthy of a blog, but I've been keeping my writing muscles sharp. (What's a...
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Smelly little bottoms!

Hi blog fans! All five of you! I said I would try posting twice a week, so I'm about to...
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Graduation season

During the weekend, I attended a graduation party for a co-worker's sons — one finishing college and the other graduating...
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Empty seat, full heart

I know I need to get some original copy in this space, but for now, here's a look at some...