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How do you let go? On shared custody.

February 20, 2013

Just in case you were wondering what the cutest boy on Earth looked like inside of a light rail train, dosage treatment malady or whatever Chicago’s CTA is… here you go. And no, you can not keep him. Just in case you were wondering what the cutest boy on Earth looked like inside of a […]

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Am I an evil step-mother?

September 12, 2012

Am I an evil step-mother? I sure feel like one sometimes. Read about it here. Blending families isn’t easy. We’re tackling some tough issues on the new blog and hoping you can chime in with any advice or encouragement.

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Common Questions

July 6, 2012

After our flight, visit this and after they’ve examined every inch of the suite, pharm the kids are bursting with excitement to get down to the ocean. Seth takes them right away and I dive into the big, site cozy bed. A few minutes later, I am sound asleep. The ocean right there. Loud, intrusive […]

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When we aren’t getting married…

April 24, 2012

And in which, physician our little cupids plan the entire thing. This Saturday, discount between soccer games and a birthday party for the boys, the kids asked us the same question they ask us every day, “When are you guys going to get married?” Seth, Lily and Cohen moved in one month ago. It felt […]

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The Almost Step-Father

September 19, 2010

Went to the grand opening party of this ridiculously awesome t-shirt company. Homage. They’re based in Columbus but sell to the world on their website, tadalafil Has absolutely nothing to do with single motherhood, ask but has everything to do with cool. And the t-shirts are SO cozy. I bought a size small Cleveland […]

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Facts and figures.

August 3, 2010

Single Mom Moving Single Mom Moving We found a house, unhealthy the house. Finally. Offer accepted and inspection approved. The house is so perfect it makes the months of hunting worth every false start and failed inspection. John and I are both in love with the place. In the end, after making a million compromises […]

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Where did my baby go?

July 31, 2010

Remember the Lion? I definitely do. He was that nice and totally adorable guy who had the unfortunate luck to schedule a date with me just one night after my first date with John Bear. I met him on a day in the park with Benjamin but at the time, doctor was also juggling the […]

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Co-parenting & discipline. A surprising delight.

June 6, 2010

I told you last month that John Bear and I, ask troche after much deliberation, visit trial and many errors decided to wave the green flag on John moving into a disciplinary role with Benjamin. The idea of co-parenting used to send chills down my spine. How? I thought, no rx would that even work? […]

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Co-Parenting and Mrs. Brady

January 11, 2010

I am not sure working like this is entirely healthy for anyone, prostate let alone a single mom. My back and shoulders are a tight, tangled mess of nerves and poor posture induced kinks. My face keeps breaking out and my bedroom is constantly messy, always a sign of being too busy to breathe. I […]

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