My First Day of High School: A Horror Story

Six Things I Learned From Being in a Bad Marriage

I’m over at DivorcedMoms.com again today talking about all the things you can learn about yourself as you emerge from a bad marriage and divorce.   Or you can check it out on The Huffington Post! Image Credit: (Edited) “Yoga” by arztsamui / freedigitalphotos.net Follow Live by Surprise on Twitter, Google+, Facebook, Pinterest and Bloglovin

My First Day of High School: A Horror Story

What’s Your Favorite Divorce Movie?

This week on DivorcedMoms.com, I’ve looked through some of my favorite divorce movies for my favorite quotes about divorce.  Have a look! What’s your favorite divorce movie? (Gif courtesy “War of the Roses”) Follow Live by Surprise on Twitter, Google+, Facebook, Pinterest and Bloglovin

My First Day of High School: A Horror Story

Divorcing? Look for the Right Kind of Advice

Divorce is never easy.  You’re talking about some very strong emotions.  You might be the leaver – you might be the person who was left.  Whether you had to make the decision or had the decision made for you – it’s a very difficult time.  You suddenly have to come to terms with the fact Read More

My First Day of High School: A Horror Story

12 Ways to Divorce with Your Self Respect and Dignity in Tact

Have you ever been the recipient of bad divorce advice?  You know what I’m talking about – the whole “stay in the house”, “sling mud – it’s better for court”, “crush him/her” line.  The advice that will lead to you lining your lawyer’s pockets with gold. I’ve read a few articles giving advice like that Read More

My First Day of High School: A Horror Story

Lucky to be a Member of the Purse Brick Mafia

So – ya’ll know about my summer vacation scheduling adventures.  And if you’ve been reading, you also know about Puck’s learning difficulties.  We have a tutor he visits every Friday and Sunday during the school year.  The Goblin King agreed to twice a week with the Parenting Coordinator because he thinks it was his idea. Read More

My First Day of High School: A Horror Story

8 Dating Dealbreakers After Divorce

We all have are own little list of the things that we’re willing to accept or not accept in a partner – and your list might become even stricter after divorce.  Maybe you can’t stand the new guy because one of his toes is bigger than the other.  Maybe she has hair on her back Read More

My First Day of High School: A Horror Story

10 Things I Learned About Sex After My Divorce

In America, it’s common to get married young without a lot of sexual experience. Oftentimes, people who marry young have had one to two partners prior to their spouse – and even in today’s landscape, it’s possible to marry your first lover. After marriage, sex becomes vanilla.  After children arrive, you get into parenting, and Read More

Top Ten Comfort Foods When You're in the Throes of a Divorce

Top Ten Comfort Foods When You’re in the Throes of a Divorce

Are you in the midst of a divorce and it doesn’t feel like it’s ever going to end?  Having trouble sleeping, thinking, eating?  Submerge yourself in the nostalgic and comforting foods of your youth.  Check out my top ten divorce comfort foods on DivorcedMoms.com. Follow Live by Surprise on Twitter, Google+, Facebook, Pinterest and Bloglovin  

The Tools to Get You Through Co-Parenting After Divorce 1

The Tools to Get You Through Co-Parenting After Divorce

Since your divorce have you felt like you’re completely helpless and don’t know what to do?  Checking out Divorce Blogs is a great start.  But there are other tools…psychologists, divorce attorneys, mediators.  And you don’t have to splash out for all of them – some of them have written some fantastic books!  One thing I Read More

My First Day of High School: A Horror Story

No Wife? Get a New Red Car with Your New Life!

The Internet is rife with reports of men buying new cars after separating. MSN even has a list of “Top Ten New Cars for Divorced Dads” and there is advice galore about ensuring your new ride can’t be included in the “proceeds of divorce” and taken by your wicked and vengeful ex wife. I guess Read More