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The Big D

The D word. Haha not that word. But one that’s considered almost just as horrendous: DIVORCE. I know it probably isn’t what you want to think about during Valentine’s Week, but for many of us it is reality. Despite the startling statistics that over half of marriages end in divorce, there’s an overwhelming stereotype of the divorcee. […]

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What You Need to Know Before Adopting Your Stepchild

  November is National Adoption Awareness Month. You probably know a stepparent. You likely have one, and may even be one yourself. You also probably know parents who have adopted their children, but how many stepparents do you know that legally adopted their stepchildren? *Raises hand* I did just that, and guess what? The marriage […]

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What My Graduating Senior Has Taught Me About Parental Control

If you’re the parent of a graduating senior, this is probably a bittersweet time for you, and you may be wondering how this person you’ve raised, who is now officially an adult, is going to make it “out there” when he or she is still a child in so many ways. I mean, what are […]

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Summer Love for the Single Mama

The sun is shining. The grass in green. The skies are blue. Flowers are in bloom. Squirrels playfully chase each other between the trees. Birds sing their happy, chirpy songs. Couples float hand in hand, hearts dancing around their heads. Babies squeal with delight in their strollers. Love is undoubtedly in the air. You soak […]

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