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The Land of the Midnight Sun

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If you see me in the next couple of months, be kind. Take is easy on me, ok? Excuse my aloofness; my look of dismay. Forgive me if I seem out of sorts or a bit wonky… My oldest son, Jonah. is going to ALASKA for 48 days and I can’t do a damn thing to stop him! Yes, you …

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Why Co-parenting Isn’t For Everyone

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I read an interesting article the other day in a mommy blog I love and respect (and that I’ve written for in the past). The piece was smart, funny and honest. It talked about how co-parenting isn’t always as “positive” an experience for some as it is for others and that is “ok” to not do it. Hmmm, is it …

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A Christmas Quandary…

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What should I do? I guess only time will tell and I will find the way to where I’m supposed to be. As corny and “cliche” as that may sound, it’s the truth. But really, what would you do? Would you pick your real family over your new one? Or would you celebrate with the man that has genuinely supported you over the last two years? Yikes.

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Hints for Handling the Holidays Post Divorce (Hurvitz-Style!)

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Ahhhh, it’s that time of year again… The stores are packed with busy shoppers. Yards covered with inflatable Santas, snow globes, and other enlarged holiday favorites. Kids everywhere are making their holiday “wish lists” and parents are stressing about getting exactly what’s on them. Holidays are crazy, stressful and sometimes overwhelming. That time of year when even the easiest of …

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Why Don’t They Like Me?

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Kids love me. All kids. There is not a kid in the world that doesn’t. Look, do you know a kid? Put them in front of me and see if they love me. (No. Forget it. I already can tell you…they DO.)  All children think I’m the most amazing human being ever known to man. Except for my boyfriend’s kids. …

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Back to School

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Don’t cry, Jen. You knew this was coming. So stop it. Just get ahold of your damn self girl and face it. Jennifer, you have TWO teenagers starting high school and there is not a fucking thing you can do about it! Right? I. Must. Deal. Even though all I want to do is to stop time and go back to …