Author Archives: janieleeds

Looking For Binge Worthy Shows To Watch

I need a new series to binge watch.  Please.  Any and all suggestions would be helpful.  I have Netflix and just finished Sweet Magnolias.  I’ll admit that by the end of the first 10 episodes (when it ended with a … Continue reading

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Untold Stories of Isolation – Courtship

A friend texted me this yesterday: You know who’s really gonna suffer during this social distancing? Dudes on dating apps. Welcome back to courtship. Welcome back to talking to a gal for WEEKS prior to meeting. We’re pen pals now.  … Continue reading

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General Parenting Single Style

I grew up with a strict tyrannical father.  “My way or the highway,” was his motto and we felt we had no other choice, but to abide by his rules.  I didn’t want my kids to have that same militant … Continue reading

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Another Untold Story of Isolation (part 2)

Parenting can be difficult on any given day.  Add to it that the ex (the kids’ father) doesn’t communicate nor parent at all, yet has a righteous attitude and Monday morning quarterbacks is stressful.  So while I am a single … Continue reading

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Another Untold Story of Isolation

True Story – I’m sitting here waiting for my elder son to come home this morning.  I am trying to stay in a place of peace, but underneath I’m buzzing with so many emotions.  Anger, resentment, fear, grief, and uncertainty … Continue reading

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Another Untold Story Of Isolation

True Story:  I was talking to a friend of a friend the other day.  She asked me for some information that she needed and because it was Mother’s Day, I wished her a Happy Mother’s Day.  The conversation went really … Continue reading

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How Are You and Your Kids Doing With The Quarantine?

Have you ever wondered what your kids will say about their experience through this quarantine?  What will be their story?  How will you as a parent fit into it?  Do you ever think about it? Because at some point, life … Continue reading

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Monday Begins Another Groundhog Week

Another week of Groundhog Day yawns before us here.  Still isolated and at home without much to do.  How are you dealing with this?  Are you out and about yet?  Or are you at home still?  If it weren’t for … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

It’s Mother’s Day and if you’re a Mom, hopefully you’ve had some love come your way from your offspring!  And if your Mom is still here, then I hope you were able to show her some appreciation as well.  Because … Continue reading

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