Mommy's Dating

Many people, myself included, looked at me askew when I said that I was driving nearly 1,000 miles to spend a week in California with a man I had met at a party and spent one magical (totally chaste) night with, a month before. The askew glances were mostly because I was bringing my 12 year-old daughter to California to spend a week with a man I had only known for one magical night, at a party.Seriously, you're bringing your daughter?...more

If life were like the movies

If life were like the movies, script in hand, you could decide whether or not you were right for the role. Taking the part would mean having insight into the motivation of the female actor playing your love interest, anticipating her behavior, at the ready with action. And you would know how it all ends before the opening scene. Read more http://www.sheshouldhaveit.comRachael R. Lorenz She Should have It http://www.sheshouldhaveit.com...more

Adorable Geeky Wedding Proposal: Super Mario Living Room (video)

A little geeky fun in honour of the Royal Wedding this week.Nothing warms the heart like a geeky little wedding proposal. And this one has it all: Geek boy and geek girl Super Mario painted living room Interactivity Geek love (Spoiler: she says yes ;) (Source: Geekosystem)...more

28 Again

This evening I wrote on my Facebook status update that ''it's good to remind myself that I'm 28 every once in a while'' and that couldn't be more true right now. Following a very stressful couple of months and a stressful week despite the lack of toddler tantrums and co-parenting negotiations, it was great this evening to take some time to go out and enjoy myself a little and to dance the night away, around the handbags (much to the joy of a group of onlookers who couldn't quite believe what they were seeing) and to basically feel my age for once....more

Which is more powerful, an apology or forgiveness?

 Say you’ve been hurt, and on a scale of 1-10, it’s a solid 11. Some time has passed, and now, due to its magnitude, this hurt has turned into a wound – possibly even a debilitating one replete with anxiety, depression; the works. Maybe at one point you didn’t even know how you would survive the pain; just the thought of it could take you down. But then eventually you moved on, you had to....more

"I Kissed a Girl"

The latest installment of my blog on TheNextFamily.com is up!  Check it out and leave some love - the story is getting good!http://thenextfamily.com/2011/04/tanya-dodd-hise-is-falling-for-a-specia... Be the change that you want to be in the world. ~ Gandhi...more

And now Jill Sobule is gonna run through my head all day.

Guess I'd better read the rest ...more

Not my type

Though she's not my type, I find myself texting her once or twice a day. Things like, How's your day going?...more

"A condom doesn't protect against cancer"

A condom doesn't protect against cancer....more

Dear Dr. Romance: Do you feel that she is wanting out and doesn't want to tell me or hurt me?

Dear Dr. Romance:I have a question for you. I normally don't ask questions like this. But I was looking at your Facebook page and reading some of your responses. Here goes....more

On Being Single Yet Not Being Alone

I read through a friend’s blog about ...more