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Is It Too Late?

After a miserable divorce and years of feeling inadequate as a woman and a mother, I was thrilled when my sister found somebody who made her smile, laugh and feel loved. They announced their engagement and sent “save the date” cards months in advance. Since it was a second marriage for both, I anticipated an…
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Business Bullying

Several weeks ago I registered for a 10-mile race using an online race website. I entered the necessary information — name, address, age and credit card information.  Near the end of the checkout process, I was asked to check a box that would allow a third party vendor to enroll me in a “free” trial…
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Community Health Begins With Self Health

Millions of Americans, particularly women, struggle to find the time to take care of their own health. When I look around at my friends who are moms, I find myself in awe of how many of them put the needs of their families, their children, their work, their community, or school volunteer time ahead of…
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The Upside To Divorce : 5 Powerful Perspectives

A college girl named Carly recently posted an article about living with her parent’s divorce. Her blog highlighted her challenges with trust, holidays, and the relationship mistakes she witnessed that she doesn’t want to repeat. She ended the story with this perspective: “Divorce isn’t glamorous or fun. Its heartbreak and sadness. It doesn’t just impact…
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The Best Part Of Being A Mom

Shortly after my divorce, my son’s interests in plants and trees intensified. Being new to the single-parenting scene, I was adjusting to a new routine and scrambling to take care of myself and my son. I told him his passion couldn’t be nurtured fully because we didn’t have a yard. In truth, it was my…
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