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Surrender

Do not mistake my choice to patiently allow what is to happen as surrender.  While I am not being vocal about it, I am quietly allowing what is to unfold, to do exactly that now.  It isn’t easy for me … Continue reading

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Are You Alone On Christmas?

For the past few years, I’ve been alone on Christmas Eve because my kids celebrate Christmas with their dad and his family that day.  I’ll admit that it was hard that first year when I sat alone crying that first … Continue reading

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Get Off The Merry-Go-Round

I allowed myself to stay on the merry-go-round in my head for too long.  I knew it.  I couldn’t help myself because I kept thinking that this go round would be different.  What’s that quote about insanity?  Doing the same … Continue reading

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A Single Girl’s Lesson From Divorce

It took me awhile to learn this lesson, but it’s an important one.  I don’t need a man to complete me.  That being said, I would like to find a nice man to get to know and to one day … Continue reading

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College Kids Home For The Weekend

This was a great weekend for us – the college kids and I were home together all weekend!  We bonded again (which is good because sometimes when they’re away, the connection can strain).  We had some good heart to heart … 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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When You Let Out That Kernel Of Truth – Kids And Divorce

My homesick college kid woke me this morning just before 6am.  The phone rang and all I heard was crying on the other end with the words, “Mom, it’s me.”  I sat up in bed, not fully awake, but aware … Continue reading

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This Is What I Tell My Kids

And that’s how we roll here! How about you? ♥  

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