Archive for August 2013

Working Mothers: Dad is More Than Capable

My husband, Peter, stepped away from his job last year and we took an uncertain leap, launching our 7-year-old part-time business and my writing career into a full-time gig. And while I am at peace with our decision, what rocked me the most was the guilt that I wouldn’t be the primary caregiver of our... Read more »

5 Reasons This Single Mom Won't Be Going on

Ever since the ex and I split, I’ve been dreading my post-divorce profile as if it were an inevitable thing. After all, I am a 36 year old, mini-van driving, suburban-dwelling, soccer mom of three. What are my options now that bar hook-ups and morning walks-of-shame aren’t a possibility? I have no interest in... Read more »

Divorce: Filling the Holes

There are countless holes lining my walls now like waiting soldiers unsure of whether the war is truly over or a new battle will begin. So, they obediently wait for direction. The next move. The next step. I’m slowly removing reminders of the past, my former life, my memories of him and our failed relationship.... Read more »

We Decorated the Nursery the Right Way this Time!

My son helping to paint his little brother's room. We picked the color Planetarium.
My first son was born prematurely at 29 weeks. During his stay in the NICU, we bought and moved into a new house. Needless to stay, his nursery was put together quickly. I still feel like I’m working on his room. I am currently 38 weeks pregnant with our second son. We are so happy... Read more »