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Moving Home After Divorce: No Brainer or No Way?

I’m currently obsessed with the show “Parenthood.” After my work day is done and my kids are in bed, I binge on Netflix as I join the Braverman family in all their adventures in parenting. I watch as they celebrate life’s joyous moments, mourn life’s tragedies, help each other with problems big and small and […] Read more…

10 Books That Helped Me Get Through Divorce

I’m one of those people who turns into an obsessive reader when I’m going through something unfamiliar. When I found out I was pregnant with my son, I read everything I could find on pregnancy and parenthood. I read so much that, by the time I hit my third trimester, my OB/GYN told me to […] Read more…

Happy Moment: Independence Day 5K

Big C ran his first 5K this morning, despite a visit from Hurricane Arthur. I’m so proud of my boy, who announced after the race that he had “caught the running bug.” Happy 4th of July! Happy moments are everywhere… Happy Moment: Independence Day 5K Read more…

Happy Moment: Family 5K Training

When I was a kid and into my teen years, I was always involved in an extracurricular activity. Although it was usually swim team, I also gave softball and track a try, and for a while I spent time after school at band practice playing the drums. That’s why I just assumed when I became […] Read more…

Aloha to the First Post-Divorce PCS Move

  There are many parts of military life that I can’t escape despite my status as an ex-military wife. And while I may have over a decade of military life experience under my belt, my status change has greatly altered how those parts affect me. Simple things, like taking the kids to the clinic on […] Read more…

To Whom It May Concern

  Dear Netflix, Oh, how you mock my free time. You had me at “Mad Men.” Then I moved on to marathon sessions of “Breaking Bad,” and as of this past weekend, I’ve completed the second season of “House of Cards.” You have completely ruined me for normal scheduled programming. And while I love your convenience and portability […] Read more…

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