There was a time when I refused to attend my family's Thanksgiving Dinner because I found out that my ex was going. Can you believe it? That was my blood family! It wasn't my fault that his parents and only brother died, he is the one who wanted to end the marriage so my family … Continue reading My Ex and I Are Going To Be Grandparents!
It has been 2 ½ years since my husband asked me to move out and he wanted a divorce. I am fully aware that it is important to be civil to each other in front of the kids. The Problem: My kids want their father to be part of my family gatherings. What is … Continue reading When Your Family Can’t Let Your Ex Go
Have you ever thought, where is that Soul Mate everyone talks about? Or as my daughter said and my jaw dropped, "Kindred Spirit?" Oh yes, that is my enlightened girl! It isn't always someone who has to put his "you know what" in your "you know what". It isn't even have to be someone … Continue reading A Mother to My Soul Mates
WITH MY DAUGHTERS HELP As Mother’s Day approaches I would like to do a special shout out to a special little girl. I mentioned how friends helped me through my separation, but there is a little girl… Well not so little...in fact she is a big ol’ moose. Not so, she is my moose! My … Continue reading WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY DAUGHTER…
LONELINESS AND EMPTY NEST SYNDROME Today I wrote a poem I was so proud of I showed it to my daughter. I realize I am suffering from “Empty Nest Syndrome” put on top with my marriage collapsing, and abandonment issues…and oh yeah…I just started some weird azz medication for anxiety because I have been stuffing … Continue reading LONELINESS AND EMPTY NEST SYNDROME!!!
MY HAPPY PRINCESS I sit as I watch my daughter of 26 primp up and flash out the door And she leaves and she leaves and she leaves How I long for her to stay with me and watch movies How I long for her to want to stay home and just talk And do … Continue reading MY HAPPY PRINCESS
ABUSIVE HOME AND CHILDREN It is always been said that a child needs both parents to raise them as a couple. You hear, "I stayed with him for the kids" "Oh I can’t leave him, what about the kids." It’s not 1950 and Leave it to Beaver isn’t on TV so we know this is … Continue reading ABUSIVE HOMES AND AND CHILDREN…
My Family Portrait Without a Husband My most prized possession as a single person I keep this close to me here at my job It’s a small Christmas portrait of my children and I They had asked me what did I want this year I said if I can’t have this give me nothing at … Continue reading My Family Portrait
Say Hi To Your New Step Mother! Holy Shit! Say What! Yeah most kids cuss in their heads. Alright maybe I was a rotten kid…whatever. Has this happened already in your life…that is if you have kids, small kids. Every situation is different. Let’s look at it through different eyes. Either they are going to … Continue reading MEET YOUR NEW STEPMOTHER!!!