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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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First Divorced Christmas

I awoke at 5am this morning because I couldn’t sleep.  I put the gifts under the tree, watered it and turned on the Christmas lights as I sat in the dark.  There aren’t a lot of presents under the tree, … 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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Our Nest

Our nest is small, but loving.  We fit perfectly in it.  Three of us are now the family unit.  I am the matriarch of the family and there’s no patriarch here.  Sure, the kids have a dad who I want … Continue reading

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Momma Bear

My kids call me Mom, Mother, Momma or Mama sometimes, especially my older one.  Mom is the everyday way.  Mother is when they are aggravated by me.  Momma is used when they need that extra loving TLC.  That’s the word … Continue reading

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Let It Go

This is such a good song to sing in the car with the windows down, the breeze flowing through my hair and singing at the top of my lungs while driving down the highway so nobody really notices that I’m … Continue reading

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Advice Requested Please

Dear Divorced Parents, Advice needed.  Help wanted in co-parenting please. I’m trying to be all zen about the divorced co-parenting situation with my Ex.  But honestly, I have to say that it’s surreal to me that there’s been no response … Continue reading

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