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 [...]
Category: Time Without Kids
The other day a client and I shared a good belly laugh over a recent ‘event’ in her life. For the first time since divorcing (over a year ago), she’d brought a man back to her house and taken him as her lover; a memorable event in any divorced person’s history book, I know! But [...]
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!
This afternoon, my former husband picked up our three kids for the weekend. And as they drove away, I shut my front door and smiled. ‘It’s ME time,” I thought contently. “For the next 48 hours, this full-time divorced mom is officially ‘off-duty’ and free as a bird. Whoopee!” I could have gone out with [...]
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 [...]
Women often ask what the best place are for them to meet men. The gym, a dog part, Home Depot, or a great steak house – people always have one idea or another to offer up. But today, just for fun, I want to top it off with one more – one that was inspired by a little story [...]