Originally posted on PornProof Kids™:
If you’re in a co-parenting situation (or care for someone who is), this post is for you! Melody Harrison Bergman is a divorced mom who sends her two boys off for 6-week summer visitations with her ex every year. I know you’ll find comfort in her hard-earned wisdom and practical…
Kristen Jenson, author of Good Pictures Bad Pictures asked me to write a guest post for her site about co-parenting and summer visitation for her site, Protect Young Minds. Here’s a preview. Enjoy! A few weeks ago as I was sitting in my attorney’s office, a colorful pamphlet caught my eye. Underneath the block-letter title… Read More Handling summer visitation
“Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass…It’s about learning to dance in the rain.” ~Vivian Greene As I pull my blue truck around the corner, an enormous raindrop splats my windshield, and my heart begins racing. My reaction: Screw it. I’m going on a walk anyway. Although I’m on my way home, I… Read More Summer rain
When did this happen? I wonder to myself. A smile cracks my lips as I watch my two blondies, ages 3 and 7, saunter down the airport corridor in the Richmond airport. Both boys have little backpacks slung over their shoulders that bob up and down as they walk. It’s a funny feeling watching them… Read More Good-bye again
As usual, this morning my ears awoke before the rest of my body. That’s how we moms roll, right? “Mooooooooooom!!!!” my three-year-old bellowed up the stairwell. My body was concrete, my head was mush. Yesterday, I drove round-trip to D.C. again and pulled in way past their bedtime. “Mom! Mama! Mom-Mommy-Mamamamama-Mommmmy!” Eyelids … come on eyelids… Read More One day
I signed the papers yesterday. Every time I take another step forward, another part of me dies. Why? Isn’t this what I wanted? To break free? To find independence? Happy Independence Day to all the perfect happy families around me celebrating together while I drown in my tears alone. A picnic or a firework does… Read More Drowning
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