Don’t forget to keep that spark alive! As parents, it is so easy to get caught up in our everyday lives. Between work, school, kids, pets, family, sports, extracurricular activities, hobbies, and making sure that everyone is clean and fed, we don’t have a lot of free time left over. However, just as important as […]
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Mama’s Resolutions for the Coming Year You could say that this past year was a big one for my daughter, E, and me – life-changing really. I found my sense of independence after living with my mother for many months. I moved out, found a place for E and me to call home, I turned […]
“What’s E going to be for Halloween?” “She wants to be a kitty cat, she’s obsessed!” “Are you going to take her trick-or-treating?” …… Here comes the awkward part – the part where I get to explain that my ex-husband and I alternate holidays. We have to share some of the best days of the […]
DIVORCE! Yes, I said it (or wrote it, rather). I say it multiple times a week. There are many words that are far dirtier and make me cringe, but why should this seven-letter word be something that people whisper about, afraid to say at a normal decibel? I say it so often because it is a […]
It’s a hot and lovely Central New York day. We are trying to decide where to go get ice cream. A treat to ourselves because it’s so unbearably hot. “Sno Top or Gannon’s?” I ask. “Deciding between the two? The struggle is so real,” he says. We say it all the time, jokingly, and we laugh. […]
I know this is going to sound crazy but I turned thirty at the end of last month and I am living on my own for the first time in my life. Crazy right? To be thirty and “adulting” for the first time. And yes, I use “adulting” as a verb. When I was in […]