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Can We Bully the Bullies?

She meandered across the street in front of my car and grinned at me with her braced teeth. “Take your time,” I mumbled. “She’s mean,”...

I’m Outta Here: One Widow’s Attempt to Find Home Sweet Home

Change is complicated. On the one hand, I am constantly rearranging my furniture, trying new eye shadow, and if I could get a new car...

The Widdahood: Moving and saying good-bye all over again

I don’t know how to start this blog post.  I guess I should just start by telling the truth. I am so happy. For months...

Motherhood: What They See is What You’ll Get

I’ve always been consumed with my kids’ perception of me. Actually, I don’t know if perception is the right word. I mean, I don’t worry...

Glass Half Full: My House Hasn’t Sold Yet, But My Kids Have Made Their Beds For A Week

Like many people in the Denver area, I’ve decided to take advantage of the real estate boom that seems to be happening here. Actually, I...

Are YOU Happy You’re Fat?

On February 19th, I was making breakfast for my three kids when a story on the Today Show caught my ear. Being Thin Didn’t Make...

Take THAT, Dead Husband: Decorating my House for Christmas

In some ways, Christmas is the one time of the year that I embrace my widowhood. I know that sounds a little heartless, but hear...

What I’ve Learned about Yoga: One Mother’s Attempt to Find Her Toes

I am a late recruit to the practice of yoga.  It began as I was trying to get a handle on the whole “mind, body,...

An Unexpected Visitor: A Night at The Stanley Hotel

As a single mother of three children, every time I take my kids on what I call a “mini-vacation” (because I’m not brave enough to...

Dealing with Anxiety: One Mom’s Double Whammy

My life completely changed this year.  And not the way I thought it would. On December 31, 2013, I toasted the beginning of 2014.  That...