Act Fast

My online course, Thriving After Divorce, is available until February 9th for only $9.99. "This is the most inspirational course I've ever taken." "Lisa is very compassionate yet she doesn’t sugarcoat things. She’s been there and that’s huge when it comes to doling out advice. This course, along with her books have really helped me … Continue reading Act Fast

Six Ways We Hurt the Ones We Love

My ex husband used to tell me, "I'll never hurt you." I knew it was bullshit. After all, the ones we love are also positioned to hurt us the most, even when it's unintentional. Yet even though I knew his statement was wrong, I chose to believe him. Because I wanted it to be true. … Continue reading Six Ways We Hurt the Ones We Love

What We Gain From Reading Fiction

Its a "snow day" in the ATL today. That means that the temperatures may dip below freezing and the cold rain may solidify into ice or snow. In an an abundance of caution (and probably a fear of a cluster this close to the Super Bowl), the local schools have all decided to implement Online … Continue reading What We Gain From Reading Fiction

Freedom of Information

It's been a rough week. I keep telling myself that things will settle down. Yet those things never seem to get the message. I'm usually the strong one. But right now, I'm feeling pretty weak. And all pretense of strong disappeared Friday night. Earlier that day, we had a lockdown drill at school. Our school … Continue reading Freedom of Information

Notes From a Mid-Winter’s Day

Facebook Memories sent me this photo today. The photo was of our new-at-the-time pup. I was just starting out on a walk with him, enjoying the warmth of the sun and my my increasing comfort with his response to training. Life the pulled one of its 180's, and we were at the vet hours later … Continue reading Notes From a Mid-Winter’s Day