One of the things that held me back from getting divorced was the thought of leaving or losing my house. I didn’t think I could handle leaving the house, and I didn’t think the kids would be okay with it. If I’m going to be totally honest, I also looked at holding onto the house
It’s always my goal to write a blog post a day. This is how I started out writing the blog. But as the blog grew into more than just the blog — the Facebook group, The Empowerment Experience, E-School — I’ve struggled to be consistent. Throw in a pandemic, homeschooling two of the kids, getting
Over the last two months, I totally derailed myself. The combination of the physical and mental exhaustion from moving, the pandemic and the divorce came to a head I guess. I only really had one good cry during the whole process. It was the morning of Thanksgiving. The process had been going on for over
Today is the first day of spring break for the kids, and this is my first divorced spring break. It’s also the first time I won’t see my kids for seven consecutive days because this year they will be spending the break with their dad. It would be hard if they were going somewhere far away.
Number 7 is nine-years-old, and she loves to DO stuff. She’s not the kind of kid who will sit in front of the TV or with an iPad for a long time. She just likes to go go go. She’s gonna be the friend who is always up for anything when she’s older. She’s my
If I had to choose the one thing that has had the biggest impact on my life, it would be the sport of swimming. I’ve been involved with swimming in some capacity for forty-one years. I started swimming when I was ten years old. Many swimmers had already been on the team for two or