...my post today, is my gift to my father for Father's Day...a thank you note and ode to how this wonderful man helped shape who I am today and made my life picture perfect - he set the bar high.
After I had my second son, I thought I was done...no more babies. I thought, "these two are plenty for me and I'm happy to be done with little babies." Then the divorce happened and it was just us three and I was completely happy with this. Then came Erik, my love, that had no children.
I've contemplated writing this post for months...because there is such emotion behind it that I didn't want it to all be anger and irritation. But here goes...because I want to be honest with what you may go through and real about how flawed I am and how much I wish I could be the "perfect" … Continue reading the gf
I would be a rich woman if someone paid me five cents every time I contemplated whether or not to change my name before the divorce was final.
I've always thought that hate was an easy switch to flip off because some people make it look so easy, but for me, I've come to realize that it's not a switch, it's a choice that I have to make every day, and not an easy one, but one that I must choose to make because hate isn't a good look on me.
You know the quote, the one about friendship that you see on Pinterest all of the time, "I would rather have four quarters than 100 pennies" - it's the truth. And unfortunately, nothing will help you figure that out more than going through a divorce.
It's rare for me to be able to have a civil conversation with my ex-husband anymore. For so long, I felt as though I couldn't say exactly how I felt about things in my life and that I had to choose the right time to talk about sensitive subjects because I knew I would also … Continue reading zip your lips
I'm sure that I will learn so much more about raising kids in the next 17 years but I have a few tips that I've either learned from trial-and-error or from respected friends and colleagues that I'd like to pass along.
I've read that men speak an average of 10k words per day and women speak twice that much. Well...I can usually top that each and every day until the day that I started to put together this post. I got stuck because I didn't know which words to type or how to choose words that would fully explain … Continue reading my 25,564th word of the day