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
Mock Mom has reposted my very first satire piece. It was based on a real case where a baby’s trophy in a crawling contest was taken away after he “scooted” instead of doing the typical bear crawl. And you thought Steve Harvey had a problem. Want Live By Surprise in your inbox? Click here to join our mailing Read More
I’m excited to be over at Sammiches and Psych Meds with my piece “The Diaper Continuum” – click the link and have a look!!
It’s a commonly held belief that all children of divorce need some psychological help. It’s not always true – but as a divorced mom, it is something that I’ve thought about. Read more – see my article at DivorcedMoms.com. Follow Live by Surprise on Twitter, Google+, Facebook, Pinterest and Bloglovin. Live by SurpriseWant Live By Surprise in your inbox? Click here to Read More
This past week, you may have read about an multi-national corporation called Vodaphone who’s making a bit of a stir by offering all of their employees at least 16 weeks of paid maternity leave. In addition, they’ll be offering flexible work hours to employees returning from leave. All employees. Including Americans. Which is fantastic – because the US continues Read More
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
If your life were a movie – what songs would be on the soundtrack? I had a tumultuous courtship with my ex, and a long and difficult relationship that eventually led us to divorce. This weekend I thought about what kind of songs would have been on the soundtrack of that story. And I Read More