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Why Do We Beat Ourselves Up As Single Parents?

A sweet friend’s comment on yesterday’s blog sparked this post (thanks Elaine).  Is it just me or do all of us struggle with parenting?  I think it’s universal, but also I think that when the kids are having difficulties (bullying, … Continue reading

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What’s In A Lie?

A lie is a lie. A white lie is a lie. A half truth is a lie. A hidden truth is a lie. A lie by omission is a lie. Intended deception is a lie. A false impression is a … Continue reading

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Take The High Road

I always try to take the high road when I can.  It’s innate in me because I want everyone in my life to be happy and I don’t like giving up or being blamed for anything.  It’s an insecurity of … Continue reading

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Stop Being Strong

You have a choice to stop being strong when it’s not helping you.  I watched my kid be strong through the divorce and turn off his feelings.  He bottled up all the emotion, the pain, the disappointment and armored himself … Continue reading

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When You Are Scared To Speak Up

After more than two decades of marriage, it became easier to allow my former husband’s happiness to matter more than my own.  It was an unhealthy pattern.  And I blame myself for allowing it. I didn’t speak up because I … Continue reading

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This Is What I Tell My Kids

And that’s how we roll here! How about you? ♥  

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I’m Now Seeing A Younger Man Once A Week…

Did I get your attention?  I’m laughing because for those of you who know me, you’re wondering what I’m up to and for those that maybe don’t know me, you’re thinking – cougar?  LOL  Cougar…in my dreams…more laughter…hmmm….nah…. But no.  … Continue reading

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