Parenting Challenges

parenting challenges

Undoubtedly, one of the biggest challenges during divorce and in the initial stages of separation, is parenting. Parenting is a labour of love even in intact homes.  However, add divorce and it is  riddled with guilt, logistical obstacles, loneliness and tug of war.  If you’re experiencing any of this know you’re not alone. Continue reading “Parenting Challenges”

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Dream Guys

How do we get through the winter blahs?  We fantasize about our dream guys.  Married, single, or divorced we’re all allowed to DREAM.  No words are necessary…enjoy with a little Donna Summer [jwplayer mediaid=”1809″]

DREAM GUY#1

dream guys“What are you doing later?” (we don’t know his name but…not important) Continue reading “Dream Guys”

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Mourning Our Lost Fairytale

We’ve grown up only to learn Cinderella’s carriage was a pumpkin to begin with.  Our foot never fit the glass slipper.  Sleeping Beauty ate a bad apple and maybe we took a bite from the same one.  We’re not in Kansas anymore!  Learning the fairytale doesn’t always have that happy ending is a hard lesson, even for cynics. Continue reading “Mourning Our Lost Fairytale”

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Divorce Month

What is divorce Month?   It’s a well known fact that more separations and divorces happen in January.  Even more break ups in less serious relationships happen this month, why?  January is the most dreary month of the year including the weather, the lack of daylight, the Christmas bills, and the lingering disappointments of the recent Christmas season.  Continue reading “Divorce Month”

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New Year NOT New You

new year, not new youThe New Year is upon us and I have a challenge for you.  How about you resolve to love yourself more?  Embrace your unique qualities good, bad and ugly.  All of it!  Instead of making a Resolution to make a major change, think about what you contribute to the world just the way you are.  Continue reading “New Year NOT New You”

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Blue Christmas?

blue christmas
Our favorite; Charlie Brown and his famous tree

One of the most difficult times of the year for divorced and broken families is undoubtedly the Christmas Season.  Especially the first couple of years when it is a time for re-building and transitioning the new family unit.  Continue reading “Blue Christmas?”

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