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go on with your brave self
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There are so many things that are different about me, now 6 years post-divorce.  It’s actually pretty incredible when I look back on the person I was, seeing how insecure I was, and how cloudy my judgment and mind were. My husband and I just saw the... Read More

parallel parenting – 6 steps to help
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I remember when I was finally on my own after being separated, and how much weight I put on being ‘the perfect mom’, especially at that immediate time.  It’s pretty obvious why we hold so much weight on being perfect – we have so much guilt about... Read More

you are NOT your wounds…
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I’m sure you’ve had more than few bad days in the chaos of your marriage or relationship ending.  Too sharp a tongue with the kids, taking something to a level 10 when normally it would be a 2, forgetting things when you are normally like an elephant. ... Read More

mom guilt is the worst
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Me:  “So ladies, you’re going to have to get a couple of teeth pulled, remember when the orthodontist told you that?” Girls:  “Yeah.  Is it gonna hurt?  Do they give us that laughy gas stuff?” Me:  “I’m not sure what they use, but when I was young,... Read More

momming on your own
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I was a pseudo-single mom for about 5 years after separating from my ex-husband. That’s what I call it at least – a pseudo single parenthood, where my custody schedule was split 50/50 and my girls had two loving parents, just at different times. Those years were... Read More

attract all the things!
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Stop attracting what you don’t want – practice being positive, especially when you’re going through a rough patch Have you ever tried to avoid someone that you know, and then end up seeing them at the store or somewhere else totally random?  And like…it got weirdly awkward... Read More