Category Divorce

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Are You a Path Finder?

So often we refer to our lives as a journey. I call it “My Path.” It’s no simple trip.  Certainly there are days when I wonder if a path exists or if I’m even on the right track. The traffic, barriers and detours do seem to delay my progress. Each of us is traveling—choosing each step, turn, and sometimes deciding to detour.

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Setting Boundaries with Difficult People

In our world there are some ‘nasty’ people and the majority don’t display it so you can see them coming. In fact, most of the nasty people I’ve dealt with are well disguised.

How to Find the ‘Message’ in the Chaos

You may think that there is absolutely nothing good that can come from the chaos you are living.

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Hiding Is Not Humility-My Own Worst Enemy for Single Moms

by Gail Cawley Showalter, Founder of SMORE for Women from My Own Worst Enemy  by Janet Davis  Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you heard a voice in your head say, “Just who do you think you are?”  And what was your answer? Did you back off? Did you cower? Did you have a […]

How Facing and Accepting Disappointment Can Bring Peace

When a woman reaches a certain level of insight, she takes an entirely different view of her unhappiness.

Life After Divorce

Divorce is often costly, and can be devastating for all parties involved – partners, children, parents, and grandparents.

A Book Filled With Wisdom for Women

My children were three, four, and six years old when their father left us. We were married almost ten years and up until the preceding eighteen months of that time, our lives had been exciting, productive, and promising.

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3 Foolproof Tips for Parents After Divorce

  Do Not Put Children in the Middle After Divorce One minute audio:   After a divorce or split up parents are often tempted to triangulate the relationship with their Ex. Children are put in a terrible position of being stretched between parents. Triangulation is not geometry. It is rather a situation in which one […]

Do You Feel Pain?

How do you feel your pain? We don’t all experience pain in the same way. Some carry a loss for years, while others seem to get over a loss or disappointment rather quickly. Related post: Brief video about grieving a loss I’ve experienced grief on many levels. Basically grief is the heartache of having to accept the […]

Help for Single Moms

A Book for Single Moms Living Learning LovingLessons of Insight and Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood I was interviewed for the online magazine, Single Matters.You may read the interview HERE. Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She has experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being the single head-of-household. […]