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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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Happy Mother’s Day!

It’s Mother’s Day and if you’re a Mom, hopefully you’ve had some love come your way from your offspring!  And if your Mom is still here, then I hope you were able to show her some appreciation as well.  Because … Continue reading

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Kids And Quarantine

We’ve been living in this semi-isolation for awhile now.  Lucky for me, my kids are with me and attending their online classes.  While I haven’t had any problems with the kids wanting to leave to see their friends, I’ve been … Continue reading

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Helping Kids Through Divorce – When A Parent Walks Away

When an ex walks away, it’s hard on us because we were married.  We trusted our hearts to them and the betrayal of the vows ’till death do us part’ hurts.  But when a divorced parent distances himself (or herself) … Continue reading

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