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Happy For The Christmas Miracle

It was a rough Christmas here with lots of feelings flying around between the kids and me because of the push/pull from ex’s family about Christmas Day (which is my time with the kids) but they always guilt the kids … Continue reading

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Home For Thanksgiving

So I changed up Thanksgiving tradition this year and honestly, I loved it!  I spent the morning talking to friends who feel like family.  I started to decorate for Christmas and took down Thanksgiving (after we had our version of … Continue reading

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Fighting Thanksgiving

I’m already dreading Thanksgiving.  There, I said it.  I’m not a huge fan of turkey anyway, but now there’s so much wrapped into the holiday that I’m throwing up my hands in surrender.  Here’s the situation…. This year, I have … Continue reading

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Sticks And Stones

Tempers are heightened around the holidays and it’s like walking through a mine field these days with everyone being so sensitive and easily upset by the littlest thing.  It’s hard to find peace when people are so touchy and grouchy.  … 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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No More Taunting Memories

I’ll be honest, there’s a downside to decorating for Christmas.  It’s separating your present from your past.  Even though there’s a freedom in decorating my way, I found a few little treasures that I’d forgotten that I had packed away … Continue reading

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A Quiet Saturday

Kids were supposed to be with the Ex this weekend, but instead they’re with me.  It’s fine as I didn’t have plans anyway, but still.  It would be nice to be on a schedule that I can count on.  But … Continue reading

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Is the Grass Always Greener? Are You Thinking About Getting a Divorce?

Of course we’ve all contemplated if the grass is greener on the other side.  Hopefully before we make life changing decisions, we look at all angles before we hop into making a decision.  Sometimes, decisions are made for us though … Continue reading

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