Getting more vaccines to underserved Ohio communities

Getting more vaccines to underserved Ohio communities

We know the most important thing we can do to defeat this pandemic, to get our economy moving again, and to get people back to their lives, is to get ...

April 19th, 2021 |  


Fridge organization can lessen food waste

Fridge organization can lessen food waste

QUESTION: I buy fresh fruits and vegetables every time I go to the grocery store, but it seems like much of the produce ends in the wastebin, because ...

April 14th, 2021 |  


Good old-fashioned job listings!

With gritted teeth and steeled nerves, several times a day I skim online headlines for the latest reports of Republicans and Democrats lambasting each...

April 13th, 2021 |  



Allowing more Ohio workers to earn overtime pay

Allowing more Ohio workers to earn overtime pay

It’s simple: if you work extra hours, you should earn extra pay.Four and a half years ago in Columbus, I stood with then-Vice President Biden an...

April 12th, 2021 |  


HCBS Access Act would dismantle vital program

Probably most families with aging, disabled or handicapped members do not know about a bill called the HCBS Access Act making its way through Congress...

April 9th, 2021 |  


With smiles all around!

The flakes that snowed on my spring parade last week notwithstanding, my spirits have been moving in an upward trajectory. With hours of sunshine out-...

April 6th, 2021 |  


American Rescue Plan: delivering results for Ohio

American Rescue Plan: delivering results for Ohio

We passed the American Rescue Plan to get shots in people’s arms, money in families’ pockets, children back in schools, and workers back o...

April 5th, 2021 |  


Protecting Ohio students from hazing

Protecting Ohio students from hazing

Another Ohio family is grieving. Stone Foltz, a 20-year-old sophomore at Bowling Green State University, died after alleged alcohol-induced hazing at ...

March 31st, 2021 |  


Say goodbye to those quarantine pounds

Say goodbye to those quarantine pounds

QUESTION: Both my wife and I have packed on several pounds since the beginning of quarantine. Do you have any tips on how to help us change out of our...

March 30th, 2021 |  


When the end becomes the beginning

Of late, I have been viewing life as circles, with endings leading to beginnings that will end just in time to begin again. Motherly wisdom, inquisiti...

March 30th, 2021 |