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Excellent Advice For All Divorced Parents

“Your children have come into this world because of the two of you.  Perhaps you two made lousy choices as to whom you decided to be the other parent.  If so, that is your problem and your fault. No matter … Continue reading

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Goodnight 2018

Well, it’s been a bumpy ride this year and when I put my head on the pillow tonight, I’ll be happily saying goodnight to 2018.  What I know is that I did my best through the hard lessons and even … Continue reading

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Life Is Short

I haven’t been online in a few days.  It’s been a whirlwind of emotion so forgive me if I’m not writing coherently, but I need to share in a safe place.  My former husband is currently in the hospital in … Continue reading

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Anxiety In Kids

Neither of my kids ever showed signs of having anxiety, but since the new school year began in September, they’ve been complaining to me that they’re having bouts of anxiety attacks.  I’m a pretty pragmatic Mom, but I’m also compassionate.  … Continue reading

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My Energy Is Dragging Today

I cancelled lunch with a friend today because I can’t even muster the energy to shower.  I’m dragging today both physically and mentally due to a lot of turmoil in my life and the remnants of others’ problems.  It’s like … 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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Kids Of Divorce and The Narcissist Family

My college kids are having a tough time navigating their relationship with their dad who is mostly absent.  It doesn’t help that his mommy has stuck her narcissistic snout into their relationship often and as her son’s biggest fan, feels … Continue reading

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