The Lowest Point of my Divorce 2

The Lowest Point of my Divorce

My daughter was about three months old, I’d left my ex when I was six months pregnant, nine months prior.  He was at the hospital when she was born and I’d done my best to keep him involved with her, although I was breastfeeding at the time, so it was difficult.  But even with the Read More

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From "I Do" To "I Don't," Do You Know Who's to Blame? 1

From "I Do" To "I Don’t," Do You Know Who’s to Blame?

One of the things about becoming single again that can either be a good or a bad thing: you have a lot of time to think. Especially when the kids aren’t home. While there are certainly those who use their time to think about revenge, I spent a lot of that time engaged in self-reflection. Read More

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Decluttering my Life: How I Defeated the Goblin King

Decluttering my Life: How I Defeated the Goblin King

Step 1:  Get rid of the thing that is causing you the most stress—your husband. OK.  So it doesn’t exactly work that easily. When you were considering leaving your ex, did you find that the clutter started to get overwhelming? For me, it was like there was something in my life cluttering not just the Read More

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Divorcing? Look for the Right Kind of Advice

Divorcing? Look for the Right Kind of Advice

See larger image Divorcing a Narcissist: Advice from the Battlefield New From: $12.66 USD In Stock 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 Read More

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Life Has No Remote: Get Up and Change It Yourself

Life Has No Remote: Get Up and Change It Yourself

I was just reading another fantastic blog by my friend Kimberly at “All Work and No Play Make Mommy Go Something Something” (I reviewed her blog here.)  Her blog today is entitled “Mr. Sun“, and she suggests: “I hate hearing people say “You shouldn’t be doing that” or “I thought that you couldn’t handle things Read More

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That Day, The Sneetches Forgot About Stars - #YesAllSneetches 1

It’s Time to Celebrate Uniqueness…Regardless of Size, Shape or Color

I am a 5’8″ 155 lb 38-year-old woman. I’ve had three children. I have scars, both from the C-Sections that brought my children into the world and from numerous surgeries from my car accident. I have stretch marks. I have lived. My body has enjoyed carrying three children. I proudly wear the stretch marks that Read More

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Getting Your "Sexy" Back after Divorce

Dating After Divorce: Getting Your Sexy Back

My confidence was in the toilet when I divorced. I’d barely dipped my feet into the water before I married my first husband, and after ten years, I was suddenly cast back into the dating pool. The first year was difficult. I was pregnant for the first three months, and breastfeeding for the next year. Read More

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True Inspiration: My Favorite Divorce Bloggers

True Inspiration: My Favorite Divorce Bloggers

I’ve found over the past several years of blogging that there are a number of women online who speak about their divorces without hesitation. Some of them had a real bad time, and writing about it is their therapy. Some share their experiences in the hopes that they can help others. But they all have Read More

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Why I Should Have Waited to Marry

Should I Have Waited to Marry?

Marriage advice will usually tell you that “marriage is hard work”—and with my first marriage, I certainly found that to be true.  Keeping up with my husband’s demands were exhausting. Trying to be the wife he felt I should be was a lot of work, and I’m sure that he found I was similarly demanding. Read More

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Father's Day Frustration

Father’s Day Frustration

I really try very hard not to be an ogre about things. There are times when the Goblin King really gives me no other choice. But for the most part, I do try to be reasonable and think about the children’s best interests. Our custody arrangement is structured so that we get the children for Read More

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