Monthly Archives: September 2017

Helping Your Kid Deal With The New Woman In Your Ex’s Life

I was having a conversation with one of my kids yesterday when he blithely referred to his divorced father’s girlfriend as the Bitch.   I was shocked by the word (although he’s of the age when he can curse) and I … Continue reading

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These days I’m focused more on my kids than anything else.  Being a single, divorced parent does that to us I think, especially when your former other half has checked out.  Not laser focused mind you, just keeping the kids … Continue reading

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Calling You Out

Dear EX, I’m getting close to calling you out.  My frustration levels are increasing with your silent treatment.  You claim to put the kids first, but it is you whom you put first as the kids have told me that … Continue reading

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The Mystery Blog Award

Thank you Roda for the nomination for The Mystery Blog Award!   What is the Mystery Blogger Award? “The ‘Mystery Blogger Award‘ is an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog not only captivates; it inspires and motivates. … Continue reading

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Irrelevant – A Poem

It is irrelevant to you what I say or do. And to your obsessive family who gossip about me but have no clue. I’ve taken the high road more often than not to save my kids the distress of seeing … Continue reading

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Leaf Me Alone

Leaf Me Alone Let me go on my way not looking back in sadness but standing on my own feet now and looking out towards the future. Design my own life one without the past one separate from the us … Continue reading

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I heard this song on the radio the other day.  I sang along with it as I’ve heard it before, but when I got home, I looked it up and found the video below.  I love that it has the … Continue reading

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