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Shaken Families

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I feel validated. I feel like I can breathe. I feel like a weight has been lifted off my shoulders, I am not a horrible person and my life is going to be okay. I am NEVER blending families and I am proud AF to say it! And to be honest, until I had Rebecca Eckler, the author of the …

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Why Co-parenting Isn’t For Everyone

In Family, Top 3 by Jennifer

I read an interesting article the other day in a mommy blog I love and respect (and that I’ve written for in the past). The piece was smart, funny and honest. It talked about how co-parenting isn’t always as “positive” an experience for some as it is for others and that is “ok” to not do it. Hmmm, is it …

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In My Humble Opinion…

In The Truth, Top 3 by Jennifer

It’s not an easy thing to do–to peel back the curtain between what you think divorce will be like and the shitshow it really is. (Because even when you have a happy divorce, it still turns absolutely everything upside down.) This book has not been easy to write and I KNOW it won’t be easy to hear. But it’s necessary and I felt compelled to do it.

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Hints for Handling the Holidays Post Divorce (Hurvitz-Style!)

In Family, Top 3 by Jennifer

Ahhhh, it’s that time of year again… The stores are packed with busy shoppers. Yards covered with inflatable Santas, snow globes, and other enlarged holiday favorites. Kids everywhere are making their holiday “wish lists” and parents are stressing about getting exactly what’s on them. Holidays are crazy, stressful and sometimes overwhelming. That time of year when even the easiest of …

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Scared Shitless

In The Truth, Top 3 by Jennifer

So, I have this tumor. (How’s that for an opening line to a blog post?) I have a tumor. Wow. Well, you know me! I’ve never been one for beating around the bush or sugar-coating stuff… I’m more of a “hold the bullshit” type of gal. (Wink, wink.) “It is not a tumor!” She says in her best Arnold Schwarzenegger …

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It’s Okay to be Alone

In Dating Sucks, The Truth, Top 3 by Jennifer

You swiped right. You buzzed your butt off. You matched with the best of them. And sure, you had some great dates, met a  few nice guys. You even had a couple four-month stints. But you’ve also had a bunch of the worst dates known to all mankind.