Category: Time Without Kids

A Good Cry On A Saturday Morning

Posted by Delaine - June 13, 2011 - Grief/ Anger, Phases/ Stages, Time Without Kids
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So I’d planned to spend this morning – this lovely Saturday morning – being super productive and getting work done.  I have two chapters of book edits sitting in my inbox from my developmental editor which I haven’t touched in days.  And I have important errands to run, that can no longer be postponed. It’s […]

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“So What” If Your Husband’s Gone!

Posted by Delaine - February 5, 2011 - Escaping: Books, Music, Films, Time Without Kids
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Reminding you here today that just cause you’re getting divorced doesn’t mean you have to sit at home listening to sad songs and crying in your tea.  Are you going out tonight? Need to put on some attitude? Then wear it like Pink does – and remember babe, you is divorced not dead!

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Another Big Life Passage Is Upon This Full-time Divorced Mom

Posted by Delaine - September 28, 2010 - Career & Money, Career Growth & Change, Healing, Identity, Parenting, Phases/ Stages, Single Moms, Strong Mind & Spirit, Time Without Kids
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Three weeks ago, the youngest of my three children started school full time.  And as she disappeared into the school with a brave look on her face, I stood in the school yard waiting for ‘it’ to hit me: sadness…or at least nostalgia.  I’ve been a stay-at-home mom for ten years after all… But I had tears.  No […]

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My First Spring Break Without Kids Since Becoming A Parent

Posted by Delaine - March 30, 2009 - Parenting, Time Without Kids
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To many parents, married or single, Spring Break can send a jolt of  anxiety through them.  Cause for many of us, it doesn’t involve a one-week trip to Jamaica; it involves extra planning and work while we simultaneously tend to our full-time jobs.   Myself being ever-the-organizer, I’ve always started planing well in advance for this holiday in past […]

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Psych Yourself Up and Go Out ANYWAY!

Posted by Delaine - January 30, 2009 - Parenting, Support & Girlfriends, Time Without Kids
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Goddarnit the excuses roll in sometimes when it’s time to go out.  I mean OUT out – like dancing, having fun, having a few drinks.   “I’m so tired,” is usually my number one bail-out; single parenting and working full-time leave me spent.  Feeling “fat and ugly” is usually excuse number two.  “It’s too much effort to […]

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