Want to have the ‘porn talk’ with your kids … but just don’t know where to start? You won’t want to miss this! “The Handbook is Here: How to talk to your kids about porn” #pornharms #parentingwithapurpose #deliberatemotherhood… Read More The Handbook is HERE: How to talk to kids about porn
I can’t believe it’s that time again! My 3rd-grader announced from the top of the stairs this morning that they only have 6 weeks of school left. Seriously?! In honor of the season, I’ve dug up and refreshed a MamaC favorite. The original version, published on Power of Moms, was written in 2013. Enjoy! I’ve always anticipated the… Read More For the lonely mothers in the summertime
At the first ever National Summit of the Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation, I’ll never forget … A beautiful, well-dressed lady walked up to me and scrutinized my badge. “Mama Crossroads?” She paused. “What do you do?” I couldn’t help feeling a little like my mother, so many years ago. Often, when she was out… Read More What do you “DO”?
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
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
Hey, ladies! Have you heard about Addo Recovery? I LOVE them! They offer addiction programs, resources, and best of all a FREE online betrayal trauma course for wives of porn addicts. The premise of the course is that most survivors of post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, follow a certain pattern: They are traumatized over a limited amount… Read More For traumatized women
I wrote a few weeks ago about my experience at the Coalition to End Sexual Exploitation Summit. Here are some video highlights. Don’t blink! Or you might miss my fabulous onstage appearance near the end. 🙂 It is an amazing feeling being part of this movement!
Dear Jane, I know who you are. Sometimes I’ve walked with you. Other times we’ve connected from afar. But I am aware of you. I think of you often. More than you know. You haven’t written any books, appeared on any talk shows, had your picture in the newspaper, or gotten millions of hits on… Read More In praise of plain Jane
Missing my ex-husband’s family today, as I often do… I wrote the following piece about six years ago. Who knew that I’d be re-reading my own words so many years later, finding peace and wisdom in an excerpt that–at the time–had such different meaning to me? Back then I was on the other side. The… Read More What is a family?
Photo by vis photography Of all the relationships I’ve had in my life, my relationship with Christian is my favorite for so many reasons. But one of the biggest reasons? He lets me ride my own bicycle. Check out the adorable couple in the picture above with the super cute tandem bike on their wedding… Read More My own bicycle