Tag: parenting after divorce

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I am Not the Buddha

The following quote by poet Tyler Knott Gregson came up on my Facebook memories this week… “To begin again, sometimes you have to take life down to the studs, knock down all the walls, and pull out the insulation that kept you from the world. You must get dirty and feel the ache in the muscles you used to pull the house down around … Read More I am Not the Buddha

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Day 229/365 A Virtual Family

There we were, a virtual family… Sunday night the girls had an impromptu change in their schedule by spending the night at their dad’s on a school night. When it came time for bed, Ruby was missing me. Thanks to FaceTime I accompanied her into the bathroom to brush her teeth, and chatted with her while she changed into her pjs. I stayed “with” … Read More Day 229/365 A Virtual Family

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Day 228/365 It May Be What You Want, but It Was Never What You Wanted

The thing about divorce is that even when it is absolutely what a couple¬†wants, it was never what they¬†wanted. A few months after my separation I wrote a letter about how I was feeling, and I addressed how my loved ones (who were struggling to know how to help me) could help. It was a private letter initially, but about a year or so … Read More Day 228/365 It May Be What You Want, but It Was Never What You Wanted