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Single Girls Get Ready For Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is here.  Well, it’s almost here, but you’ve got to be ready in your head, because the stores are jam packed with Valentine stuff.  Flowers, candies, cards and all of the things that put such pressure on us, … Continue reading

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What Are Your New Year’s Plans?

Onward and upwards my friends!  I’ve spent the last few years alone on New Year’s Eve as my kids were always with my ex and his family at a family party to which I was excluded.  I have to say, … Continue reading

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What We Learned This Christmas

Thank you all for reading and commenting on yesterday’s post.  It helped me so much to write and to vent in a safe place so that I could process what was going on from all different levels.  In the aftermath … Continue reading

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What If I Had Never Been Broken?

Strange title for a post, but I think about it from time to time.  What if the Ex had never left me?  What if we had stayed married until both kids had gone to University?  What if his marriage apathy … Continue reading

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My Heart Is Heavy But Healing

So my kids met the new girlfriend of my ex (their dad) this weekend.  It was hard for me to not tell them that she was coming (I knew from other family members), but as an afterthought, he didn’t tell … Continue reading

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Chicken Soup

My kid is sick and I’m feeling yucky too.  I think we’re getting colds.  So, I made a pot of homemade chicken soup.  I always tell the kids that I put in extra love so that they will feel better.  … Continue reading

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I Can Finally Decorate Early!

I am so excited!  Just another baby step towards my new chapter, but such a fun way to start the holidays.  Yes, I’m planning on decorating early this year.  My blogging friend Sam and I were just talking about it … Continue reading

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