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When You Let Out That Kernel Of Truth – Kids And Divorce

My homesick college kid woke me this morning just before 6am.  The phone rang and all I heard was crying on the other end with the words, “Mom, it’s me.”  I sat up in bed, not fully awake, but aware … Continue reading

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Grab A Comfy Pen And Write In Your Diary

If you’re like me, you can write what you can’t say and that is really helpful.  I mean, I wrote copiously to my former husband after he left me even though I never showed him what I wrote.  I wrote … Continue reading

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I Can’t Stop Crying

Have you ever had one of those days when you are just weary and weepy and you can’t stop crying?  Well, I’m in the throes of one today.  There are a lot of issues in my life right now that … Continue reading

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I Needed A Hug

It’s been a long week and I’m tired.  I couldn’t even manage to make dinner last night so we got take out.  While we sat there eating pizza, I tried to rally my gratitude that the kids and I are … Continue reading

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Do You Believe In One and Done?

I used to think that my marriage was for life – in other words, one and done.  But if you’ve been reading here, you know I’m divorced so my one and done wasn’t meant to be.  Now I’ve got to … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day To All The Single Moms!

Moms without a partner, whether you’re divorced, separated, widowed or never married, my hat is off to you today!  You deserve a medal of honor for what you’ve accomplished by continuing to strive to be the BEST MOMMY AND MUM … 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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