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Jody James15 hours ago
Holding On, Letting Go
I read a quote this morning that said:"Having a teenager is like flying a kite that gets lost in the clouds. Even when you can't see it, you feel its pull on the string." You know, ask any parent out ...
Vega Burks18 hours ago
I Am That Girl
The older I become, the more I realize I am so much of THAT girl still. The girl from a small town, the girl who comes from money (though it was not always that way), the girl that dresses like an ali...
Samantha Reida day ago
Me and the Ex
When you get into any new relationship, there is baggage. Every person has it whether they want to admit it or not. And when you get into a relationship with someone who has been married before and/or...
Thoughts of a Single Mom
The alarm goes off at six. I have about thirty minutes to get ready but the very first thing I do is start the coffee maker. I don't even bother putting on normal pants. I stay in my pajamas and just ...
Claire Raymond2 days ago
Coping with Christmas When Your Family Members Are Jerks
Christmas adverts and shows have a lot to answer for. They show families as these smiling faces, sitting round the Pinterest-worthy table, laughing like they’re wasted. And social media is no better. ...
Maurice Bernier2 days ago
The Relay of Life
The other day I took a leisurely ride through my neighborhood while tending to some errands. I passed by my current job, which is about a mile or so away from my grandparents' home. My grandparents ar...
Marlene Affeld2 days ago
Dating with Children
It goes without saying; our children are an integral part of our lives. Do not downplay the fact that you have children or in anyway “apologize” for their existence in your life. Stop wasting time on ...
Lifestyle Diva3 days ago
I Was Bullied
This is one contentious subject that is very difficult to talk about and it needs to be addressed when you have children and you know that one of them went through it. I myself went through it and bac...
Mr. KUTZKY 3 days ago
Take It or Break It?
I wondered if I had anything to do with the divorce. I suspected she fancied me even though I was 21 and she was 43. The notions, if they were present, she never acted upon, at least not with me, mayb...