My husband and I dated for a few years before we got married, living in separate households and reveling in the excitement of coming together every weekend. We’d both been married before, and were now living as divorced single parents. I longed for the time when we could finally blend our households and things could become much simpler. Boy, was I in for a rude awakening.
This morning my son tore his room apart. Annihilated is a good word. He had so much anger pent up inside of him that he didn’t know how to control it. And so he raged. He threw things. He ripped his bed apart. He knocked over his chair. And he growled deep into his throat... Continue Reading →
“I want to come home.” These are the words my daughter, DQ, spoke to me a month after she moved out of my house to live with her father. They were the words I had hoped to hear from her every day since she left, and yet, they felt so sad as she said them... Continue Reading →
I know I already wrote about this. In fact, she has already moved. But after much thought, I decided to also write a newspaper article about what's going on in our home. I figure plenty of divorced families are going through the same thing as their child decides which parent to live with full time. ... Continue Reading →
'Letting our children go' is a lifelong process for parents, one that we wrestle with again and again, and each parent has to wrestle with it in his or her own way. -- Mister Rogers My daughter is moving away. It’s weird typing those words. I always knew there would be a day I would... Continue Reading →
This last week was overrun with an influx of celebrity breakups, making it kind of a sad week in the land of romance. There was some silence in the 'whys' of the break ups, but a few of them are speaking out on the cause. Seal and Heidi Klum: Apparently Seal has quite the temper.... Continue Reading →
Is divorce the worst thing you can do to your children, save for dating after divorce? One person thinks so... (read the article...)
In the most expensive divorce to date, Elin and Tiger are finally severing the knot to the tune of $750 million. But other than money, Tiger's divorce is costing him even more. (read the article...)