Tag: divorce

Not Your Typical Soccer Moms

8 Ways To Help Your Children Get Through A Divorce (While Keeping Your Own Sanity)

In late 2016, my marriage was over.  This is not about who was at fault or who wasn’t, nor is it about anything regarding the marriage.  This is about how I learned to walk with my children through the process and how I learned to keep my sanity during it all. Safe Space:  No matter how…
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Open Marriages: Are They The New Face of Marriage?

Open marriages are not necessarily a new thing when it comes to relationships. What is new is the gaining popularity over that which used to be a taboo topic. More and more married couples are becoming comfortable with openly discussing their choice to have an open marriage. I was given the opportunity to interview several…
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Why I Won’t Encourage My Kids To Marry Young

Fairy Tales have been ingrained in us so much so, that you would be hard pressed to find someone who doesn’t know of them.  From the time we are young girls we’re shown fairy tales of the “damsel” finding her “prince charming”, and getting married and living happily ever after. Well, fairy tales got it…
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How To Deal With Your Ex Finding Love…And You’re Still Single

Recently the media has announced that singer Ciara is now pregnant by her husband, NFL star Russell Wilson. They have consistently been in the eye of media attention for the relationship Russell Wilson has with Ciara’s son, who is also the son of Rapper, Future. Future has taken to the media to vent about his…
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Is A Wife’s Ability To Submit Dependent On Her Husband’s Ability To Lead?

I had a conversation with a friend of mine yesterday and as we were discussing the role of a wife and the role of a husband, we found that there was a common thread in our conversation.  Among what we discussed was what the different churches teach women as far as submission to their husband…
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Why Keshia Knight Pulliam’s Personal Life Is NONE Of Our Business!

Have you ever been in a relationship where everyone seemed to have something to say about it? Where everyone felt the undying need to inject their personal opinions in YOUR relationship? Now has that ever been done in the public eye where millions of people felt the need to do it? Just think, that’s Keshia…
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My Husband Was On The Ashley Madison List

Within the last few weeks we have witnessed the hacking, and the ultimate crippling of the website Ashley Madison. If you haven’t heard, Ashley Madison is a website where married people go to find other married people to have affairs with. They can even pay an extra fee to ensure they don’t get caught hooking…
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Future vs Ciara: Limits on the Ex’s Next

One weekend I dropped my daughter off to her father. She had her overnight bag, the books she wanted to read, and her favorite stuffed animal. She was dressed like a typical eight year old with her jeans, t-shirt, and a ponytail that took great effort to accomplish. Straightening and restraining natural hair on an…
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Mother In Love Or Monster In Law?

Have you seen the movie Monster In Law with Jenifer Lopez and Jane Fonda? Well, that movie was in many cases a gross exaggeration. What happens when it’s not? What happens when your mother in law really is the monster in law? How do you handle it? A family member of mine as had to…
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My Ex as My Next?

He walks in the room and smells good. You remember that smell would linger in the bedroom after he left for work. You take it all in. Then he takes your hand and looks deep in your eyes the way he used to, back then, when nothing else mattered in the world but his touch…
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