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Moving Along

Hey, it’s Janie! I’m back…after a long time away. A lot has happened over these past few months and I thought I’d share in hopes that it may help someone else. So if you missed me, yay! I’m back. If … Continue reading

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Narcissists, Butt Dialers and Manipulations, Oh My!

That’s a mouthful of a title, isn’t it? Would you like to guess to whom I’m referring? Yup, you guessed it. The ex-MIL. The one I used to refer to as Marie Barone (from Everybody Loves Raymond). The ex’s mother. … Continue reading

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I’m Fine

It’s the kiss of death to hear someone say” I’m Fine.” At least for me because depending on how those two words are said, well, let’s just say there’s a world of difference! Of course we’ve all probably seen those … Continue reading

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Starting Over

I’ve started over many times. Heck everyday is a new start, isn’t it? So what’s different about how I’m feeling today? Well, I’m decluttering the house. There’s nobody home so it’s just me and I’m on my own schedule. Eating … Continue reading

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Nothing Left Unsaid

I have loved my first boyfriend for years, decades even if I’m honest. He was my first kiss and while we could never really be on the same page at the same time (couldn’t live with him, couldn’t live without … Continue reading

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Gone Too Early

A classmate from high school passed away and through social media, we all learned of her passing. It was sudden, yet nobody seems to know the reason she died. And while I understand it’s none of anybody’s business, I still … Continue reading

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Rest In Peace

My friend called me this morning. Usually we talk every afternoon, but when the phone rang before 10am, I wondered why. She let me know that when she woke up this morning, she found that her husband had passed during … Continue reading

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I started watching a movie called Holidate last night. I haven’t finished it because I got a phone call from a friend and then didn’t go back to it after we talked. But I’m planning on it today. The reason … Continue reading

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Your Presence Is The Present You Give Your Kids

Parenting 101 especially after divorce most important tip: Be present with your kids. Listen. Take the time and stop what you’re doing so that they feel like you’re listening to them, you’re hearing what they’re telling you and they feel … Continue reading

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