Category Archives: the daily post

Broken

The Daily Prompt broken urged me to write today.  Perhaps it’s because I’ve been broken in the past and likely may be broken in the future, but what I’ve learned is this: Broken isn’t a bad thing to be because … Continue reading

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The Blame Game

In a divorce, the Blame Game comes into play.  I think we are all guilty to some extent of blaming the other person for whatever instead of looking at the whole picture.  It’s human nature to not see our part … Continue reading

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Allowing Kids To Learn The Hard Way

It’s tough out there as we all know.  It’s even harder when we see our kid suffering because we want to make it easier for them.  We’d take the suffering before we’d allow them to experience it.  But that doesn’t … Continue reading

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Ex-Mother-In-Law Troubles – Can You Help Me Please?

I was married for over two decades into a family that was much like the one depicted on Everybody Loves Raymond with a mother-in-law who was actually WORSE than Marie Barone,  Can you imagine?  When that TV show aired, it … Continue reading

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Text Message Received

Yesterday afternoon I received a text and it read: Happy Mother’s Day.  Enjoy your day with the kids. It was from my former husband who has not reached out, nor answered beyond a one word response in months.  I was … Continue reading

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An Open Letter To Divorced Dads Before Mother’s Day

It’s Mother’s Day tomorrow if you didn’t already know.  Let me remind you that it’s time for you to reach out to your own Moms and to say thank you and perhaps even I love you, if that’s how you … Continue reading

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Back To Myself

Friends have been telling me lately that it’s good to see me back to myself.  It’s strange honestly because I don’t think I’ve changed.  Ok, well, maybe I’m a little more outgoing than I was before when I holed up … Continue reading

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