Marital breakdown typically means that the relationship and your ability to communicate and parent with your soon-to-be-ex is at least partly impaired. With time, some co-parents are able to put those feelings aside, but there are cases where one parent becomes disengaged, emotionally combative, or starts sabotaging their parenting relationship.
Today’s #1000Speak post is supposed to be about bullying. And more specifically, compassion for bullies. Yes, you’re probably thinking bullies are the worst people on the planet and don’t deserve our compassion. I suppose in some cases that’s true. Consider however that some bullies don’t know any better. They weren’t
My life now seems to go in a continuous cycle. Not in a bad way, like a merry-go-round that never stops. It’s now like I’m on a road with two paths in front of me and a map of where I’ve been. I keep looking at the map for clues
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
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
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