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Divorce & Custody

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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On healing a broken heart.

December 11, 2011

I have an apology to make to New York City. I am sorry for doubting you and jumping to conclusions after my last visit. I’m not sure what happened, ed maybe it was the hot weather (100+) and the wrong neighborhood choice (Times Square), but this time I had a completely different experience. We were […]

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Fire in the hole

August 12, 2010

“Are we still in Ohio?” Benjamin calls from the back seat. “Yes, we’re still in Ohio but we’re not in Columbus anymore. We’re almost to Athens. Your Daddy will be there, at the gas station in just a few minutes.” During our bi-weekly hand-offs I try to mask any emotion other than, of course, pure […]

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Overdue

November 15, 2009

Remember this? Now read this: Katherine, link Did you get the package? If not, I bought insurance and have the confirmation. Let me know! I sent it 10 days ago, maybe longer. A Hi Alaina, Yes we received your package!! Thank you very much for being so generous. We were all blown away by the […]

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The hero deadbeat?

November 11, 2009

Remember this? Now read this: Katherine, link Did you get the package? If not, I bought insurance and have the confirmation. Let me know! I sent it 10 days ago, maybe longer. A Hi Alaina, Yes we received your package!! Thank you very much for being so generous. We were all blown away by the […]

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The Trip Story: Part 3

August 23, 2009

When I started this blog I had one single mom friend, health now I feel I have thousands and I don’t feel alone anymore. I know many of you feel the same way having found my blog. Often many of you send me photos of yourselves and your little ones and my heart melts each […]

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The wow factor.

April 26, 2009

When I was a little girl I never daydreamed about the white picket fence and the husband. In fact my daydreams didn’t include a man at all, price they definitely didn’t include children. Instead I envisioned myself as a young, cure successful woman living in a white condo on the top of a skyscraper in […]

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Father Figure

April 8, 2009

It’s been so long since I’ve had a husband, sale or even a steady boyfriend for that matter, sickness that I now can only imagine what it would be like. That’s literally all I’ve got. There’s nothing tangible left, not even an old pair of boxer shorts. At first, when Benjamin was just four-months-old, the […]

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When the long lost father resurfaces.

February 11, 2009

Phew. Just saying that makes me nervous. Single mom or not, erectile first dates can be pressure cookers. When I was 12-years-old I rode my bike to my first date… my first date – ever. I had spent the entire week fantasizing about what it would be like, malady wondering if he would try to […]

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Would you date yourself?

February 4, 2009

My comments have been upgraded by my WordPress geek friend, dosage Brad Spencer. He’s awesome by the way – if you ever want to invest in a blog makeover.  Anyhow, capsule now the comments allow us all to respond directly to a specific comment. You can also vote a comment up or down if you […]

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