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Divorce Suxs..

  There are no good or bad divorces… friendly maybe, but good?…. Not so much and mines would be no exception to that rule.  What the heck is going on I’ve asked myself repeatedly over the past few weeks?  It seems we make 2 steps forward and 3 steps back.   I’m talking about the external manifestation of divorce on children.  Its  ...

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my BIG Fat BLENDED family

When life hands you 6 kids…. blend them together.   I realized over this past weekend what a special family situation I have.   In my wildest dreams I wouldn’t have guessed things to turn out this way.   What I’ve learned along the way about dating people with children of any age, but specifically under the age of 18 is that you have to  ...

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courage

I awakened on Sunday to a tv program that inspired me to write this entry.  It’s a little different but my spirit has driven me to write so here goes.  A word that kept popping up was courage.  I started thinking about what courage looked like for me and in my life.  I began to think in terms of my sons, my marriage, my relationships, my family at  ...

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Holidays and the SingleLife

It’s that time of year when we celebrate family and all the things that we are grateful and thankful for.  (the music stops and then reality sets in). …  As you look over the past year and all that it brought ( good bad or indifferent), one thing remains the same.  You find yourself still single.   This time of year is typically the worst for a single.  ...

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juggling acts

As a single, working mother of 3 sons life can be full of twists, turns, meetings, requests, demands, needs, desires, doctor appointments, etc.  There’s simply no shortage of requests and demands on time, resources(money) and you as a person.  I decided long ago that in order for me to be healthy, sane and happy I needed to take breaks along the way.  ...

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Why did I get married??

Over the past weekend as I was completing yet another DIY project at the house I began combing through tons of images/photos I had stored on my external hard drive looking for just the right sets of pictures to display in my newly redecorated office space.  I tend to complete each space in the house with a touch of personalization, which usually comes  ...

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“HEY Sis.. HOW DO YOU DO IT?”

These are the words my Brother in law asked me the other nite during one of our talks.  He said, how are you not stressed?  You seem to cope so well and I know my brother took you through hell!  Although not a simple answer I took some time to reflect and here’s what I came up with as the top 4 ways I manage and keep stress low in my life. 1.  I  ...

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Feels so good…

How could something that feels so good be so wrong?  When “Random” just won’t do.  Last year around this time I did something that others would deem “Radical”.   One day I just woke up and decided I couldn’t do this anymore. This was not me, nor the life I wanted to lead so I knew something had to change.   I have a phrase I love to use that says  “If  ...

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