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On Mountains and Dumping that Dude

July 5, 2011

My camera is not cooperating. I can’t upload a single photo from Montana. My iPhoto keeps crashing, maybe because I took so many? These pictures from Uncle Ez will do until then. Couldn’t wait to share this one… The mountain and the lake, Swiftcurrent Lake, were just outside of our hotel – the Many Glacier […]

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The end (again)

June 15, 2011

Trust must come before love and love can’t survive without trust. I felt absolutely certain I could love him again. I tried to forget. I felt that I could conquer the past. But I couldn’t. And something was missing. The trust? The original love we had? I wasn’t sure, but being so unsure, standing on […]

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Single Mom Question: We have chemistry, but…

June 10, 2011

This one is from Jen, a single mom who has all of the chemistry a girl can dream of with man who is not financially responsible. Her question in a nutshell is – “We have this amazing chemistry, but what about his financial instability? Can I overlook that? And is this the last time I […]

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Single Mom Question: Why can’t I commit?

May 25, 2011

I promised you a series devoted to your questions about being a dating single mom. And here is the first. This one is from April. “I am so happy being a single mom that I find it hard to settle into a relationship.” “I have been divorced for five years now and a single mother to […]

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Too Personal?

February 9, 2011

I have no filter. I have also been told I have absolutely no poker face, although, ironically, I am pretty good at poker. With the break up settling in and my single self completely and absolutely single again, I have been wondering what it will feel like to be on a date again. Or to […]

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The aftermath.

January 2, 2011

It has been 9 days now. During each I have remained completely composed in front of Benjamin. I have been calm, engaged and present to play with him, talk to him and just be with him. Tomorrow it’s back to school and work. To our new reality. After I write this post I’ll be writing […]

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Single Mom Manifesto

August 16, 2010

While basking in a few days off last week my mind went to wandering. Eventually I had a moment to sit and think about all of you and this blog, where it’s going and where it’s been; what it means to you and to me. I’ve been effectively avoiding the subject with myself, the subject […]

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Expectations

July 8, 2010

A few months ago, at a dinner I couldn’t believe I had been invited to, my friend Leigh told me about the sequel to Eat, Pray, Love – Elizabeth Gilbert’s latest, Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage. “I admit, it’s even got me thinking,” she said, raising one of her delicate eyebrows and trying […]

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Traditional

June 24, 2010

I’ve been branching out into traditional media as of late and upon invitation. Coming up soon, you’ll see an essay by yours truly in the August issue of Woman’s Day. The editor stumbled across my blog and I, of course, accepted their generous offer to be featured. I think you’ll all relate to my essay, which […]

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Burning Your List

June 14, 2010

Many of you have been asking about Mia. While we all patiently wait for another blog post from her, I thought I’d fill in the blanks and give you all an update. Mia, one and a half years after splitting with her ex, has completely gained her footing as a single mom. She’s finding time […]

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