Category Archives: women 50

Starting Over and Creating Something Better

It’s not always about trying to fix something that’s broken. It’s about starting over and creating something better. Sometimes in life, things are just broken and you can’t fix them.  For me, I can’t fix my marriage which fell apart.  … Continue reading

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Put the Kids First in Divorce

We know we need to put the kids first in a divorce, but sometimes it’s hard when we are dealing with so much emotion ourselves.  However, I can’t stress enough how important it is to keep tabs on how your … Continue reading

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We Need Our Gal Pals

These are the lilacs from the lilac bush a friend gave me years ago.  I planted it in my yard and the perfume from the lilacs reminds me daily of her friendship for which I’m grateful. We need our friends, … Continue reading

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Divorce Exposed

There’s a willingness in the face of divorce to recount all the bad in the past in order to make sense of the present situation whatever it may be.  There’s a flip side to that exposure which comes from being … Continue reading

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Starting Over Finding the Perfect Home

The divorce is winding down.  Closing date will be here soon and we have no place to move to at this time.  Nonetheless, I am still looking for a new place for my kids and me to live happily, all … Continue reading

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Why Patient and Powerful?

So, let me explain why I chose Patient and Powerful ~ or better yet, why the motto which inspired me from The White Princess serves me well.  I am enduring a long, drawn-out divorce which if you’ve been through one, … Continue reading

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What’s Your Motto?

I was watching The White Princess series and I was inspired.  In the series, at one point (spoiler alert, it’s the first episode), the mother-in-law to the Queen of England, tells her daughter-in-law Elizabeth that she has chosen the motto … Continue reading

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