The 7 people you need in your life when going through a divorce

Divorce can knock you off your game so fast. The emotional energy your body uses just to make it through the day can make it hard to do much else. Your mental energy is lowered. Kiss your physical energy goodbye too. Emotions, specifically anxiety and stress, are taking up a lot of your day. ThisContinue reading “The 7 people you need in your life when going through a divorce”

The things you need to make getting divorced happen now—even when you’re too drained to do it

You never thought you’d be here. Well, maybe you did. There’s an internet statistic floating around that says 80% knew on our wedding day that we were making a mistake. Too bad for us now though! So what can you do to make this complicated and scary process go just a bit smoother? First, makeContinue reading “The things you need to make getting divorced happen now—even when you’re too drained to do it”

5 things to do when starting the divorce process

Getting divorced can be a confusing, life-altering, and emotionally-draining time. It’s even harder when you don’t know where to begin or even what to ask. There are so many things to think about and do, and it gets overwhelming. Today, I’m sharing 5 things that may not be on your radar that you should doContinue reading “5 things to do when starting the divorce process”

Checking in on our blended family

A lot of times people forget that we’re a blended family. We don’t have custody issues to contend with. I don’t have an angry or vindictive ex. And my husband’s family loves on my older two kids with reckless abandon. I was officially divorced from my first husband over five years ago. He was anContinue reading “Checking in on our blended family”

Trusting my gut: Handling the divorce process with an alcoholic

Apparently, I don’t always have the best judgement. When I was eleven, I liked Tonya Harding and thought for sure she was innocent. Now, she does shit like celebrity boxing. When I was in the 5th grade and watched the white Bronco speeding down the highway, I didn’t think OJ was a murderer. “Why wouldContinue reading “Trusting my gut: Handling the divorce process with an alcoholic”