Tag Archives: single parent

Sleep Evades Me And Other Silly Nuisances

I’m sleeping a lot, but I’m also getting up in the middle of the night. Well, not getting up, as in out of bed, but being awake and then I can’t get back to sleep. I toss and turn. I … Continue reading

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Are You Having A Cranky Monday Too?

I’ve rewritten this post a few times already, but I’m just going to hit send when this is done. I’m cranky today. Have you ever just felt cranky and want to enjoy it? LOL I know that probably sounds silly, … 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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Laying The Foundation After Divorce

When my kids’ dad declared six years ago that he ‘didn’t want to do this anymore’ I was devastated. I spent a lot of time mourning his abrupt departure from the family and when he left the home, three months … 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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Nostalgia And Letting Go

Friends of mine just celebrated their 30th wedding anniversary.  Splashed across social media were the photos of their wedding day which I attended and remember well.  It was a wonderful day and I am truly happy for them. It’s funny … Continue reading

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General Parenting Single Style

I grew up with a strict tyrannical father.  “My way or the highway,” was his motto and we felt we had no other choice, but to abide by his rules.  I didn’t want my kids to have that same militant … Continue reading

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How Are You and Your Kids Doing With The Quarantine?

Have you ever wondered what your kids will say about their experience through this quarantine?  What will be their story?  How will you as a parent fit into it?  Do you ever think about it? Because at some point, life … Continue reading

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