Happiness

What does it mean exactly?  Is this a word that’s defined by how much money we have?  Maybe it’s about the number of followers we have on our social media accounts.  Or maybe, it’s the amount of messages we have on our online dating profiles. Personally, I don’t think it’s any of these…. (more…)

Taking the Plunge

No, not that one.  Marriage is a LONG way off for me.  But how do you take the plunge in order to take risks?  Do you just throw all common sense to the side and go for it?  Or, do you exhibit a sense of caution before jumping off the cliff?  (more…)

20 Years Later……Part Deux

The next day…… “Are you still sleeping?” you texted around 11am.  It had been a late night for both of us.  Staying out until 4am the night before.  Talking about our past.  I was surprised that you still remembered everything.  From my old phone number to what I liked to eat. (more…)

Ladies Night

“Oh yes it’s ladies night and the feeling’s right. Oh yes it’s ladies night, oh what a night” ~~ Kool & the Gang   Ladies night has been part of my sanity for years.  I don’t know what I would do without my girls.  Who else can you call at the last minute? Who has […]

20 Years Later….

You messaged me over a month ago.  I was shocked because, although we’d been FB friends for years, we hadn’t really talked in a while.  The last time we actually spoke was two years before, when I was congratulating you on your latest relationship.  So we chatted.  You told me that your wife left you. […]

Co-Parenting

What does co-parenting mean exactly?  Does it mean that you should work with the Mother/Father of your children in order to raise them in the best possible way?  OR  Does co-parenting mean that you should cram your beliefs down the other’s throat and not care who you hurt in the process–even if it’s the kids? […]

Dating

Ahhh…..the dreaded word!   If you’re single with kids, dating can sometimes be difficult.  So how do you go about it? Do you sign up for one of those dating sites and hope not to meet a “crazy” person?  Can you rely on friends and family to introduce you to your soul mate?  Or, do you […]