I love new beginnings.  I delight in shaking the Etch-A-Sketch clear and starting over.  I appreciate every month flipping the calendar to a fresh start.  I enjoy crawling into bed when freshly laundered sheets await.  I particularly enjoy the start of a new year when I spend days preparing pages of goals for the…

In this first holiday season since being divorced, the emotional tugs from the divorce are in some ways renewed.   The holidays capture tradition, focus on family and love, and press pause for parents to enjoy the magic of childhood.  When divorcing, or even after having been divorced for some time, these highlights of the holidays…

Being a product of the self-help era, I recently turned to the book from the local grief center on how to make it through the holidays.  As I read, the tips seemed familiar.  Ben and Jack were just 7 and 8 when their father and I divorced and I first learned how to recreate the…

I suspect most children do not make the determined statement that they want to be a divorce lawyer when they grow up.  Often I am asked why this was my choice.  When I was a little girl, I would have said that I wanted to be a teacher, I wanted to win an Academy Award…

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