Tag Archives: family bonds

R-E-S-P-E-C-T

My one son reminds me of his dad (the ex) lately. It is as if the wound that I thought I had healed is splitting wide open with the stabbing accuracy of his tone of voice and the utter feeling … 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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Sunday Musings

Ok, it’s been a few days and the kids are getting antsy even though they’ve been limited in being able to go out.  Now the restrictions are even more severe so there’s no unnecessary trips and certainly no group activities … Continue reading

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Single Parenting

It’s like I have handcuffs on even though I’m divorced.  We were supposed to co-parent, but that never happened.  It is fine because I was the parent throughout our marriage anyway.  But these days, there’s a lot going on with … Continue reading

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You Bet I’m A Nag!

So with all the anger and resentment the kids had over the holidays with ex and his family, I listened to them patiently and tried to help them to heal without getting in the middle of the ruckus.  I gave … Continue reading

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