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Duck Duck Goose!

Do you remember playing this game – Duck Duck Goose! – as you tapped someone on the head and they jumped up to run around the seated circle of kids while you ran to get to your spot before they … Continue reading

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I’m Back Again!

Did you miss me? I know I’ve missed all of you! I’m sorry I’ve not been writing more lately, but it’s been really busy here. Divorced parenting never stops even when the kids are in their early 20’s because they … Continue reading

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Break Up Wisdom

I’m grateful to report that the older kid and his girlfriend have broken up for good. I know that’s not a nice thing to write, but it’s been an on again off again drama filled past few years with their … Continue reading

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A Quiet Saturday Night

Well, it all went pretty well although I did keep myself from asking too much because – why trouble trouble – when if the kids need to talk, I know they will. So I decided to take advantage of my … Continue reading

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My one son reminds me of his dad (the ex) lately. It is as if the wound that I thought I had healed is splitting wide open with the stabbing accuracy of his tone of voice and the utter feeling … Continue reading

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What’s A Mom To Say?

Lately a lot of stuff has been coming up with my kids about their dad. We’ve had some heart to heart talks that made me sad for them. Their dad left around 6 years ago and while he’s occasionally in … Continue reading

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It Just Ain’t Easy

This past week, it’s been really hard being a Mom, let alone a divorced one. My kid has been in the hospital since Friday night and is not going home any time soon. At least not today, nor tomorrow. I … Continue reading

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Back To School In September?

I used to love September and looked forward to the beginning of school.  Fall temperatures and back to a normal routine made me so happy as a Mom because by then (pre-pandemic), I’d be getting weary of the summer freedom … Continue reading

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Gad Zooks

Are you familiar with the word?  Definition – Gad zooks:  an exclamation of surprise or annoyance I don’t know how/why it popped into my head this morning, so I decided to write my post based on it.  And actually it fits … Continue reading

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