Tag Archives: Happy Mother’s Day

Managing Expectations Vs. Reality Single Mom Style

It’s Mother’s Day weekend and I’m engaging what I’ve learned in order to survive it.  Managing expectations vs reality.  Because my rose-colored glasses expectations would be the boundless adoration of my kids, a meal out without me cooking or cleaning … Continue reading

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Text Message Received

Yesterday afternoon I received a text and it read: Happy Mother’s Day.  Enjoy your day with the kids. It was from my former husband who has not reached out, nor answered beyond a one word response in months.  I was … Continue reading

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