Peace, Love and Hope

As we look back at the year, we can’t help but feel grateful. We made it. We have our health, we have our family, we have our jobs, and my goodness, have we grown. Although 2020 was, quite literally, a disaster – it created an opportunity for our family that wouldn’t have been possible otherwise. […]

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Not my circus, not my monkeys… right?

Almost every day I find myself repeating the mantra, “not my monkeys, not my circus.” The actual saying is, “not my circus, not my monkeys,” but for me it is the other way around and takes on a pretty literal sense. For those of you who have never heard the expression, it essentially means, “not […]

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Holidays with a blend

It’s that time of year again – the holidays are here! From November 1st through New Years, everything feels just a little more special. Family, decorations, cozy sweaters, and watching the kids’ excitement grow as we count down the days to Christmas. There is nothing better. Only in our blended family, we don’t exactly get […]

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A letter to his ex

First off, lower your weapon, take some deep breaths, let your heart rate return to normal. It’s ok; I come in peace. You and I have some things in common. We both fell in love with Eli. We are both divorced. We both found love again after our first marriages failed. We both have two […]

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