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E. All Of The Above.

If you’re the parent of a senior-higher or former high schooler…
then you know the answer.
It’s E. All of the above.
The greatest moments… and the worst. 251 more words

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Great Expectations, Take Two

New post up at WORLD Mag today.


The first post I wrote for WORLDMag.com went live the day I took my oldest daughter (newly 10 at the time) to Chicago for some intentional mommy/daughter time. 389 more words

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Fact: My Kids Aren't Best Friends

I was asked once how I got my boys to be best friends.

Dream-crushing spoiler alert! ¬†They’re not.

Oh they were, once upon a time, when they wore osh kosh overalls and finger painted in their bob the builder underwear.   674 more words

Rhonda Fast

Monmouth College Hall of Fame

This Monmouth College is in Monmouth, Illinois, and my father went there for two years in the 1930’s. He ran out of money to pay the tuition, and had to follow his mentor east to take a job at Dupont, in Kearny, New Jersey, where he met my mother. 146 more words


In Defense of the Father

New post up at WORLD Mag.


Men are taking it from all sides these days. The Super Bowl commercials this year were particularly noteworthy… 432 more words

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Can You Hear Me Now?

New post up at WORLDMag today.


I have finally touched an iPad . . . and I don’t want one. I thought I might: I lost portable Internet capability about 20 months ago, and while I don’t regret at all our decision to get a iMac desktop instead, I’ve missed not being able to check email on the road or write columns like these on the couch. 415 more words

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