One Week With A Nine Year Old And A New Smart Phone

Du da doop! I awoke to a text message at 6:00 a.m. and rolled over sleepy-eyed to see who was contacting me so early on my day off. “Good Morning Mom” insert big emoji smiley face. My nine-year old son had been given his first cell phone about 48 hours earlier, an iPhone 6 none…

13 Things I Learned From Divorce

Love makes you blind, so blind you can’t see what is happening right before your very eyes. Finding the courage to change will set you free. I am not going to get on my lady soap box for you to “hear me roar,”  but there are  lessons to be learned from every mistake.  When I was going…

How To Build a Support Trifecta

Strong and self-sufficient, I started building my big wall of independence years ago. If I made it solid enough it would prove I would never need help. I could do everything and anything on my own, and the wall would never be broken. Because, it was just me and my son, and I was for…