Blogger Reviews Part Deux - Mommy Bloggers! 1

Who Fills Your Bucket?

A few days ago, Flower’s preschool had a tea in advance of Mother’s Day.  One of the boys there, in Flower’s class, I had just learned was destined to “marry” Flower (according to his mother).  I was a bit surprised.  I was aware that she’s played with this particular little boy – as her father Read More

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Star Wars Day!! May the Fourth Be With You

Star Wars Day!! May the Fourth Be With You

As it’s Star Wars Day, I thought I might lighten it up a bit with a little humour. The Goblin King (as you may have gathered) regularly sends e-mails that make absolutely no sense. His command of the english language (even though it’s his mother tongue) is likely limited by an undiagnosed learning disability. Most Read More

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Blogger Reviews Part Deux - Mommy Bloggers! 1

Achieving Co-Operative Co-Parenting…One Small Step at a Time

A number of my blog posts over the past several weeks have touched on the issues I’ve been having planning summer vacation with the Goblin King. It came to a head this weekend – his birthday falls on Mother’s Day weekend this year, he decided to take the weekend off and expected that I would Read More

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Blogger Reviews Part Deux - Mommy Bloggers! 1

Co-Parenting with a High Conflict Ex

There’s one thing that you don’t really think about when you’re in a high conflict marriage and you want to get out. If you have kids chances are if you do “get out” you’ll still be stuck “in” because you’re a parent. Read my article about co-parenting with a high conflict ex on DivorcedMoms.com.  Follow Read More

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Pulling Teeth: More Adventures in Vacation Planning with the Goblin King

Pulling Teeth: More Adventures in Vacation Planning with the Goblin King

You’ll all recall that about three weeks ago now, I wrote a blog about trying to settle the children’s summer vacation with the Goblin King.  As you all know how cooperative he is, of course that went extremely well and we have the vacation done and settled. Yeah.  Right.  Had you there for a minute, Read More

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Co-Parenting Communication Issues: Listen to Understand - Not to Respond

Co-Parenting Communication Issues: Listen to Understand – Not to Respond

So…more fun with my exchange e-mail from the Goblin King today. Puck, as you all know by now, has a learning disability.  Recently, he convinced his dad that he was sick so that he didn’t have to do a math test.  (I discovered the problem and he did do the math test).  When I discussed Read More

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Ding Dong! My Memories Are Dead!

Ding Dong! My Memories Are Dead!

I’ve done it!! I’ve finally replaced all those nasty memories in my brain with enough happy memories!! The bad ones are fading!! It’s been over six years – and I feel as though now I can officially say that I’ve moved on! My wedding anniversary to my first husband is coming up next week. I Read More

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Vacation Planning with the Goblin King

Vacation Planning with the Goblin King

I had a completely different blog planned for today – but I had to share the latest from the Goblin King in today’s exchange e-mail. For those of you out of the loop, as the Goblin King cannot communicate effectively verbally, all of our communication about our young children is done by e-mail. The e-mail Read More

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5 Tips To Cope With High Conflict Co-Parenting 2

5 Tips To Cope With High Conflict Co-Parenting

I know a number of very lucky women who after divorcing or leaving their child’s father, either had him drop off the face of the planet, or who have a wonderful post-divorce relationship with their ex.  Both groups are able to parent their children both with the same goal—ensuring that their children grown and develop Read More

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Liar, Liar Part Two - Extended Edition

What To Do When Your Ex Regularly Forgets School Holidays

Less than a  month ago, my ex forgot about a school holiday and didn’t come to pick up the children for his regular access. I texted him, and as I had nothing on for the day, agreed to wait at home until he came to pick them up. He lied, suggested that his car wasn’t working, Read More

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