How Can You Act This Way After So Many Bad Things Have Happened To You?

My farewell post. Thank you to my devoted readers who have stuck with me through my 'divorce, dating (adventures), and journey of (self-)discovery.


When The

What happens when the family pet dies after divorce? Saying goodbye becomes that much more complicated.


A Leap Of Faith And Another Step In The Right Direction

This is my fourth summer as a single woman. Join me as I take steps toward creating the life I was always meant to lead post-divorce.


What Happened The Day A Wasp Invaded My Nest

We all have fears. Here's what happened when I was forced to confront one of mine. The question is, was I able to overcome it?


And Baby Makes… How Many?

My children are going to be welcoming a new baby brother or sister this winter. Find out how we are getting ready for the new arrival.


For Whom The Wedding Bells Toll

It's one thing when you separate from your ex and get divorced. It's another when your ex moves on and marries someone else.


14 Questions My Son Asked About My Divorce And What I Answered

Do you know how your children feel about your divorce? The questions they ask are often more telling than their anwwers to the questions we ask them.


12 Pieces Of Advice I Will Give My Daughters Before They Marry

Have you taken time to look back at your marriage and think about what you may have been able to do differently? I have.


Not So ‘Little House’ On The Suburban Street: The Long Winter

We don't know our own strength until we face adversity alone. Though divorce at first can make us feel scared, it can also give us strength.


Why This Single Mom Was In Need Of Some ‘Parental Guidance’ Of Her Own

Heve you ever felt that you were doing too much? That your kids were doing too much? Perhaps it's time to reevaluate what is important and why. I did.


What One Nine Year-Old Boy Really Wants From His Divorced Dad

As my ex prepares to remarry, my nine year-old son discusses his feelings about sharing his dad with his future stepmom while on a family vacation.


7 Questions Every Single Mom Should Ask Before Agreeing To A Date

I am a single mom and my time is valuable. So I never agree to a date without pre-screening the men I meet first. Find out what I ask and why.


Stay-At-Home Mom Shaming: Move Over Slut Shaming. You Have Company.

Being a stay-at-home mom has both its benefits and its detriments. So why, then, are so many working women condemning of the choice?


In Defense Of Gold Diggers: It

For love or money? Does wanting to marry for love AND money make you a gold digger? Or are you simply being practical? My thoughts.