blended families

Making Room for Someone Else’s Babies

The excitement is palpable. I am preparing for the arrival of someone else’s “babies”. In blending our families, the bulge is in my heart, not my belly.

Divorce: This is How We Do It

Mid-divorce or post-divorce life with your ex doesn’t have to be ugly. This May, as I married my husband, my ex was had a front row seat.

It Was Never Just the Two of Us

Some men wouldn’t have been enthusiastic about it. Some men would have said, “thanks but no thanks”. Some men wouldn’t be patient, kind and understanding about what it REALLY means to date a woman with a small child. Or even marry one.

How We Grieve Without Losing Our Way

Nursing old wounds is tricky work; it transfers the weight and pain of the wound.  It is lifted from their small shoulders and dropped heavily onto mine.  I feel that pain, it becomes and begets my own.

Making Room for Someone Else’s Babies

The excitement is palpable. I am preparing for the arrival of someone else’s “babies”. In blending our families, the bulge is in my heart, not my belly.

Divorce: This is How We Do It

Mid-divorce or post-divorce life with your ex doesn’t have to be ugly. This May, as I married my husband, my ex was had a front row seat.

It Was Never Just the Two of Us

Some men wouldn’t have been enthusiastic about it. Some men would have said, “thanks but no thanks”. Some men wouldn’t be patient, kind and understanding about what it REALLY means to date a woman with a small child. Or even marry one.

How We Grieve Without Losing Our Way

Nursing old wounds is tricky work; it transfers the weight and pain of the wound.  It is lifted from their small shoulders and dropped heavily onto mine.  I feel that pain, it becomes and begets my own.