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Lessons From the End of a Marriage

A “How to Thrive” Guide After Divorce

Gratitude Without the Bullsh*t

Gratitude. It’s become quite the buzzword, hasn’t it. It’s right up there with kale and yoga in the perpetual quest for wellness and happiness. We are told we should buy gratitude journals or download the latest app that will send us reminders that we should be grateful. Ads pop into our feeds with t-shirts emblazonedContinue reading “Gratitude Without the Bullsh*t”

Today, I’m Grateful

Today, I’m grateful for an amazing start to the new school year. My 8th graders threw me an incredible birthday surprise a few weeks back and each of them wrote me a special note. It took me days to read them because the tears kept flowing. Today, I’m grateful for an amazing – and totallyContinue reading “Today, I’m Grateful”

A Trip to Remember

The original forecast wasn’t that bad –  one night that would dip into the 20s and daytime highs in the 40s with clear skies and no chance of precipitation. Perfect camping and hiking weather. But as we know, what we expect isn’t always what life delivers. In this case, I think the computer that calculatedContinue reading “A Trip to Remember”

A Letter to My Ex

Dear —–, Fourteen years ago, I was preparing to marry you. I was so excited but, even more, I was so sure. Sure that we were so good together. Sure that we would continue to weather any storm. Sure that we would be together forever. My belief in our marriage lasted until the day youContinue reading “A Letter to My Ex”

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