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When Ellen was planning her parents' 50th wedding anniversary, one of the most difficult things she faced was convincing her ex to switch vacation schedules so their son could attend the gala event in California."Bob is a rigid digit. I knew he was going to give me a hard time because he resents &
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Thursday, 02 April 2009 12:14
I waited five months before introducing my boyfriend, Andy, to my 3-year-old son. All the books and advice givers, including my therapist, suggested we meet at a public place; I chose the Children's Museum of Manhattan and invited my mother to come along as a buffer.Up to that point, Andy and had I&
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Saturday, 28 March 2009 13:23
"We're getting a divorce." When these words are announced, folks will have questions. You need answers — good ones that will stanch the flood of annoying queries that usually follows.Face it. Divorce does not exist in a vacuum. It's not only you, your ex, and your kids. The paparazzi&
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Saturday, 15 December 2012 02:52
It used to be that opening brand name boxes — Tiffany's, Abercrombie & Finch, Ralph Lauren — would elicit oohs and ahs over the holidays. Okay, maybe they still do, but the diving economy has caused a shift in thinking, and now — hip hip hoorah — meaningful and personalized …
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Tuesday, 09 December 2008 01:24
Even after all these years, it surprises me how powerless one can feel as a stepparent and how important it is to manage expectations. This crystallizes often over the holidays when I ask my stepchildren to help me with the holiday card and have to negotiate their schedules as though I'm a United Nations&
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Sunday, 23 November 2008 08:48
When 22-year-old Vanessa Van Petten saw a hole in the digital market, she decided to fill it. Where was the teen's voice? The teen's opinion? "I was reading lots of mommy and daddy blogs all over the Web; some had great advice and others were really missing some major points," says Van Petten, founder of&
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Wednesday, 08 October 2008 01:02
Wouldn’t it be great if our waistlines were as thin as a divorced mom’s back to school budget? We know. You have to stretch your dollars like worn-out Spandex and there are too many extra pounds of goods you still need. However, we have some resourceful budget solutions that can help…
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Monday, 01 September 2008 12:12
When my husband proposed to me a dozen years ago, he said, "You elevate me." I knew it was hyperbole, but it was pretty romantic. (And I said, "Right back at ya.")"Together we can charm them all," he said, "We'll make&
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Monday, 25 August 2008 07:02
OK, so you're asking: Why am I still here?I think I've got a new answer this week: Monkey Branching. You know, brachiation, swinging from limb to limb. Something gibbons do in the jungle.It's positively evil, emotionally unhealthy, this notion of keeping one hand on the solid branch of &
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Monday, 18 August 2008 15:51
Newsflash, divorced moms: You will not be replaced by the stepmother. Most children have a primal connection to their mother that is almost impossible to break.Recently, truemomconfessions.com shared some of their members’ concerns with&
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Tuesday, 12 August 2008 12:24