On The Road: Making Dreams Happen

Co-Parenting and Sick Kids…

So…poor Puck has been feeling poorly since Saturday afternoon.  He’s been mostly OK, taking in a normal amount of fluids, but not eating much, and a low grade fever.  Some minor vomiting.  But as today is a transfer day, I had to let my ex know last night as he’d have to make arrangements for Read More

On The Road: Making Dreams Happen

Another Year Older…Another Lesson Learned

Flower is seven this year.  Like most seven year old girls, she’s into dressing up and spending time with her friends.  As we’ve had “friend” parties the previous two years, we decided this year that she and I would do something fun together just the two of us.  We’re going to an indoor skydiving facility Read More

Letter to My Ex

Letter to My Ex

This week, I was invited by Vicki Shemin, a Collaborative Attorney/Mediator/Therapist and Professor to participate in a survey about my divorce and write a letter to my ex (more info here) for inclusion in a book. If you’re recently divorced – I invite you to stop by and fill out the survey too. Dear Ex: Read More

My New Mission

My New Mission

I had an interesting thought the other night, as I sometime do (this is in between my regular night time discussion with myself about how weird it is that we have a room in all of our homes that we enter with the specific purpose of becoming unconscious for 6-8 hours every night.  Isn’t it Read More

On The Road: Making Dreams Happen

Codependency and Enabling Behavior Doesn’t End with Divorce

When I was married to my ex, for my own survival, it was sometimes necessary to “bend” the truth. I’m not proud of it – I don’t condone lying in my home and I try to promote honesty in my children. However – sometimes – to avoid an inevitable reaction from my ex and protect Read More

The Nightmare BEFORE Christmas: Holiday Planning After Divorce

The Nightmare BEFORE Christmas: Holiday Planning After Divorce

When my ex and I first divorced, I knew the big holidays were going to be a problem.  Easter.  Christmas.  Thanksgiving.  All of them. So, in an attempt to avoid those issues, we came up with a specific agreement that should have answered all of our problems. Turns out, not so much. Read more in my article Read More

On The Road: Making Dreams Happen

Just Because You Believe Something Doesn’t Make it True

Poor Flower has had a light cough for the past month or so. No other symptoms. No fever. No headaches. No runny nose. Nothing in her chest. Just a light cough. Sounds like it’s right at the back of her throat. Two weeks ago, one of the younger, newer girls at the after care mentioned Read More

On The Road: Making Dreams Happen

My Destination is No Longer Set by the Way the Wind Blows

I was struck today by a thought.  We’re still renovating (painting) the new condo.  Hubs and I have been working fairly effectively together. I’m doing the middle of the walls and he’s doing the detail work. We turned on some music, poured out the paint, and just got it done.   The way we work Read More