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An Open Letter To My Ex-Wife: “We’ve proven that there can be happiness and new opportunities after divorce…”

Chad posted this inspirational letter on opnlttr.com to his ex-wife to thank her, and talk about how they have been able to move on with their lives in a positive way after the divorce, and maintain mutual respect while co-parenting. Chad also … Continue reading

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Healthy Attachments are Crucial to Outcomes for Children

Attachment is the outcome or result of the way a child is cared for early in life, and is connected to a child’s development, and their well-being as an adult.  John Bowlby (1907-1990), a British psychoanalyst, developed the theory of attachment … Continue reading

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Article “You Can’t Unhit a Child” Explores Lasting Effects of Corporal Punishment

Sarah Newman writes an insightful article on the lasting effects to a child’s psyche in “You Can’t Unhit a Child: Anxiety and Corporal Punishment” . The article discusses Ms. Newman’s own traumatic experiences of physical and verbal abuse, at the hands of … Continue reading

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17 Things Girls Need from their Mothers (Repost)

Originally posted on Life As I Know It:
I write this from the aspect of a woman who is a daughter. I write this from the point of view of a woman who has a step-daughter that came into my…

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THE ONCE A MONTH MOTHER : Grief, Loss, Motherhood & Injustice

 Grief is a voice forced into silence that is crying to be heard by those you cannot reach…  I want you to understand what it is like to be a mother grieving for her children who are alive, and live … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day: Tribute to the “Good Man”

This is a tribute for all the loving, respectful and honorable dads out there..the men who love and treasure their wives, the men who protect their children and guard their happiness, the men who make their mothers proud..and the men … Continue reading

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Christmas without my Kids – 2010

 Since “Family” Court has awarded full custody to the abusive ex, my place in my children’s lives has begun to fade…I am more of their pen-pal than their mother. My only physical contact with my children is the one supervised visit … Continue reading

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Pink Flower- A Gift to Mommy

My daughter sent me this picture in an e-mail, it is called “Pink Flower”. Sometimes I think maybe my kids will forget about me, because I can’t see them…and then they do something that totally touches my heart, like this… … Continue reading

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To My Darling Daughter: Baby Said Your Name, We Miss You!

To my darling daughter…  Today your Baby Brother said your name for the very first time! I am so excited, yet sad I can’t share this moment with you 😦 I think about you every day, and keep you in … Continue reading

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Families are like Snowflakes (Quote)

“Families are like snowflakes: they come in many shapes and sizes and no two are the same. And like a snowflake, they are very delicate and must be protected and guarded from the elements that threaten to destroy their precarious … Continue reading

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