Divorce

5 Things I’ve Learned as a New Single Mom

  When I was a military spouse, I often referred to myself as a Sometimes Single Mom. My husband was frequently away on military orders, and whether he was gone for short bursts of time here and there across the country or for longer deployments to less than friendly places, I was often left parenting […] Read more…

Finding a New Community: Where Do I Fit In?

When I first decided to rekindle my blog and replace my military spouse slant with my new experiences as a divorced woman (sorry, I still haven’t warmed to the title “divorcee”), I wondered how I would weather the transition from one blogging community to another that was so drastically different.   That concern was partly […] Read more…

A Christmas of New Traditions

“As a child of divorce, I fretted about how our family would weather the changes or if we even still counted as a family. Our new Christmas rituals offered both reassurance and revelation: that traditions can evolve and that families can, too. What matters is what you make in the moment together.” ~Madeline Miller (in […] Read more…

I’m Divorced…Happy Thanksgiving

  If there’s one phrase that will stand out on this blog’s new chapter it’s bound to be, “Nothing about divorce is easy.” If there’s another phrase to follow its lead, it will probably be, “I just have to get through each ‘first’ as best as I can.” My latest hurdle to get through as […] Read more…

A Roller Coaster Begins Where Another Ends

Four years ago I decided to start a blog. I wasn’t quite sure I had anything profound to share or even if I had the motivation to sustain a blog for an extended period of time. But I loved writing. And I felt that something was missing in my life, whether it was a lack […] Read more…

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