Monthly Archives: May 2013

Validation in My Grief

When I went to the library a few weeks ago, I found a book called Happily Even After: A Guide to Getting Through (and Beyond) the Grief of Widowhood by Carole Brody Fleet.  I thought I should read it, so … Continue reading

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Lie on the Floor

Sometimes I want to lie on the floor and do nothing, think about nothing, talk to no one, hear only house noises and nature noises for an hour. Today, I spent my lunch cleaning up dog vomit.  I’ll work late … Continue reading

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I Tried Something New

This ski season, I made a promise to my son.  I promised him that I would learn to ski.  Yes, yes, I know what you’re thinking.    ‘You’ve never skied?  And you’ve lived where you do for how long?’   … Continue reading

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Proud Single Mom

I have read a lot on single parenting lately on topics ranging from dating to admirable traits of single parents to benefits to children of single parenting.  It’s not an easy job.  For me, it’s wrapped up with a lot … Continue reading

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