Do You Dream of Finding Love Again After Divorce?

I play out the scenarios in my head at least once a day.  I think about the day I will be somewhere and meet a man quite by chance.  That moment will be like being struck by lightning.  His smile and his energy will feel like being electrocuted (but gently, in a good way).  He will feel it too and it will be obvious.  ...more
They say there is someone out there for everyone. I like to think that's true. The hard part of ...more

Together & Alone

“The trouble is not really in being alone, it’s being lonely.”  Christine FeehanI was almost ten years into my first marriage when I realized that even though I had a husband that loved me, family and plenty of friends, I still felt isolated and very alone. Throughout the last week, I’ve spoken to several women with similar experiences. ...more

It's going to get complicated, soon

There is some non-compliance going on with the decree at the moment, and I am mulling over the options.  Do I escalate and go to court and keep our boundaries firm?  I’m definitely one to say “choose your battles,” whether it involves a toddler or preschooler about to have a tantrum over a lollipop, or an elementary school student having a fit about homework or eating vegetables or what have you.  ...more

How To Leave In a Fiscally Responsible Manner

I am all about saving for a rainy day.  Too bad that rainstorm was the ending of my marriage.  I don't think anyone ever plans to leave a marriage when they tie the knot...more

25 ways to recognise a Divorced Super Mum

 25 WAYS TO RECOGNISE A DIVORCED SUPER MUM :...more

Give Peace (& Gin) A Chance: Pushing the reset button on your co-parenting relationship

Taste buds mature and as a results tastes change. Is it therefore such a stretch to think that the same thing can happen to people, including ex's? Is it worth the risk to give the ex-partner a second chance to become a cooperative co-parent?...more

The Little House

Love with Your Eyes Wide Open

“You are so free you can choose bondage.” Abraham HicksWhen I was married the first time, I didn’t see that I had chosen the safe route by marrying the one that wouldn’t lie to me, cheat on me or hurt me. At that time in my life, I couldn’t see that the safe route very rarely leads to a passionately lived life....more

How to have a killer Divorce Party! Part 1

 THIS IS IT GIRLFRIENDS!Your divorce is finally final! You’re a free agent, a fabulous, gorgeous Divorced Super Mum!It’s time to CELEBRATE! Pick out your blingiest dancing shoes and let’s get this party organised!...more

Ms. Flexibility contemplates the end of the road

One of the things that the new attorney told me was that in cases like this, the high conflict ones, there’s always one parent who is more flexible, end of story, period.  It is rare, very rare, where she has seen a divorce and both parties are flexible on the same level.  I’m sure this sounds familiar to some of you divorced parent veterans out there.  I guess it’s no surprise to me, either....more