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TO MY PRESCHOOL GRADUATE

This is your first of many graduation days. Change is hard. It’s hard to leave and say goodbyes and hard to know that nothing will be the same. We always hope for the next step to be even better than … Continue reading

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MY FIVE YEAR OLD IS OBSESSED WITH MARRIAGE

Please read this piece over at Esme   Thank you!!!

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I BREAKED UP WITH HER

I found a lovely drawing in Spense’s school bag; a girl and boy holding hands with hearts all around them. “This is so sweet, Spense. Who is it from?” “Oh, I don’t want that any more.” “Why?” “Because it’s from … Continue reading

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OH MY PENIS

S: Oh my penis! Me: What happened? Did you bump into something? S: My penis. Me: But did you hurt your penis. S: Yes, right here. (he points to his penis) Me: where did you bump it? S: Right here. … Continue reading

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CRUSH

For the last six years, I’ve only had a few crushes. And when I have them, it feels weird. It feels like taking love and energy away from being a mom. From my boy. It makes me wonder about how … Continue reading

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MY PODCAST ON ATOMIC MOMS

I’m very excited to share my interview on Atomic Moms Podcast! If you’ve never heard this podcast, you are in for a treat! Incredible, strong moms share their lives and philosophies. I think that after you listen to my interview … Continue reading

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ARE YOU SEPARATED?

A lot of people know how I got to be a Mom Solo. It’s no secret. I’m not shy about it. When new acquaintances ask, “do you mind if I ask how…” I always explain. But it’s weird  when I … Continue reading

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WHERE’S THE HAMMER?

Spense got a Thor doll from my friend Nancy. I lost his hammer. Well, here’s what happened – we were getting out of the car and I was holding 4 bags, juggling keys and almost empty cans of seltzer water … Continue reading

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POSTED ON ESME

I have a story up on Esme.com Esme is a site for Solo Moms!! So excited to be a part of this – check it out Mom Solos!!  

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THINGS CHILDREN REALLY WANT

I love this beautiful article Things Children Really Want Their Parents To Do With Them on Lifehack.org It’s about the eye to eye face time and talking to them, being with them and the discipline. Children need and want limits and … Continue reading

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