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The Little Prince

Did you ever read the book called Le Petit Prince also known as The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry?  I read it long ago and I hadn’t read it to my kids.  I happened upon the movie on Netflix … Continue reading

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Checking In With You

I’m checking in with you.  How are you doing?  How’s your family?  Are you feeling stir crazy being home-bound?  Are you all healthy? Right at the base of my head, I have a headache.  I feel like I need to … Continue reading

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Peeling Back The Layers

Lately I have been meeting people who want and need to peel back the layers to get to the heart of what’s going on beneath the surface.  Because when you don’t deal with your emotions, they fester and come out … Continue reading

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My New Mantra – Single Parenting College Kids

We went through a tough time this summer.  My motherly instinct was fully charged with helping, reminding and desperately trying to help my college kids to avoid learning their lessons the hard way.  I encouraged being proactive instead of procrastinating. … Continue reading

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Single Parenting Older/Adult Kids

Thank you for reading yesterday’s post and thank you to all who took the time to comment and to share your experiences.  I can’t tell you how much better I feel after reading all that you wrote.  When I felt … Continue reading

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College Kids, Anxiety And What Can Happen

I’ve been asking for the past semester’s grades from my kid who left University and came home to the local community college in January.  He has anxiety and is on Lexapro.  He has some depression as well after the divorce.  … Continue reading

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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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Single Parenting College Kids With Anxiety

I don’t know if it’s some planetary alignment or just plain exhaustion lately, but I’m tired.  And yes, I slipped up so I need to get back on the quit wagon.  But I did make it 10 days without smoking … Continue reading

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My Energy Is Dragging Today

I cancelled lunch with a friend today because I can’t even muster the energy to shower.  I’m dragging today both physically and mentally due to a lot of turmoil in my life and the remnants of others’ problems.  It’s like … Continue reading

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