1 The Good Vibes Only Relationship

Let's be honest.  No one likes a Debbie Downer. We all appreciate positivity and good energy.  This is especially true in the dating world.  We want our relationships to be fun and to complement our already stressful lives.  Modern day daters, in particular, seem to only want relationships that are fun, light, easy....."good vibes only."  While "good vibes" are definitely important, "good vibes only" should not be what we strive for in a relationship.

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The Perils Of The Modern Day Wonder Woman: Can I Really Be A Hot, Fit, High-Powered, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Lawyer, Wife And Perfect Mother?

As women, how many times a week, or even a day, do we feel like we aren't measuring up to this unattainable standard? We feel less than, not good enough, and like we are constantly disappointing our family, our friends and ourselves.  Where does this pressure to be perfect come from and how can we stop it?

As women, how many times a week, or even a day, do we feel like we aren't measuring up to this unattainable standard? We feel less than, not good enough, and like we are constantly disappointing our family, our friends and ourselves. Where does this pressure to be perfect come from and how can we stop it?
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6 Things To Do Before Bringing Up The Word “Divorce” To Your Spouse

If you are unhappy in your marriage and are contemplating divorce, there are some important things that you should consider doing before even bringing up the dreaded "divorce" word with your spouse.  Once this word is mentioned the dynamics of the relationship will significantly change so it should not be uttered lightly.

If you are unhappy in your marriage and are contemplating divorce, there are some important things that you should consider doing before even bringing up the dreaded "divorce" word with your spouse. Once this word is mentioned the dynamics of the relationship will significantly change so it should not be uttered lightly.
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Midlife Dating: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

One thing that I never set out to become is an expert dater.  In my youth I was always in long-term serious relationships, but at midlife, I found myself divorced, out in the dating world again, and can safely say I have become somewhat of a reluctant expert.  There's no point in developing any expertise, if you don't share it, so that is what I am setting out to do here.

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The Best Mother’s Day Gift You Can Give Yourself

If you are a single mother, like me, it is even more important that you do these things for yourself despite the greater challenges you have to manage as compared to married mothers.  You must find time for yourself.  Workout, date, find a career you enjoy, spend child-free time with friends.  These things are imperative to do if you want to truly thrive, be happy, and be an excellent role model for your children.

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7 Tools For Successful Midlife Weight Management

Over the past 10 years, I have seen my weight fluctuate up and down.  As an emotional eater, in times of stress I get heavier, and in times of happiness and contentment, I am lighter.  I guess I wear my feelings on my hips, butt and tummy.  After years of yo-yo dieting, binge eating, starving myself, and trying every new diet fad out there, I have learned a thing or two about successful weight loss, and weight management. 

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