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In Life after Divorce Baby Steps Work Everywhere

After the latest snowstorm passed through, I took my dog out for a short walk before starting work. As we came to one of the sections that hadn’t been shoveled, I naturally slowed my steps to cross the icy patches, especially when the sidewalk headed downhill.

View of the lodge from my first ski class

View of the lodge from my first ski class

As I took those baby steps across the ice, I got to thinking about going downhill and how scary that can be for me

– whether skiing, biking, hiking, or even walking. I was especially conscious of that fear since I’d just finished the first of several field days for a back country skiing class the day before. As I shortened my stride and slowed my steps, it occurred to me that using the idea of baby steps, described in my book on creating a life you love after divorce, [click to continue…]

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New Book Offers Help to Divorced Breadwinner Moms

My new book Create a Life You Love after Divorce, is now available!

If you’re a breadwinner mom who has made it through the initial heartache of divorce but wants more from life than just getting by, this book can help. It’s designed for busy breadwinner moms using a short and easily readable format, and it comes with access to bonus resources as well. [Click here for more info or to purchase.]

This is the book I was looking for when I began rebuilding after divorce, and [click to continue…]

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Prayer Divorced or Divorcing Moms Can Use

A friend shared the Thomas Merton prayer on Facebook this morning. It’s one of my favorites, and I have included it in my forthcoming book “Create a Life You Love after Divorce:  The Breadwinner Mom’s Four-Point Plan.”

I first heard it quoted some years back. A friend had taped it on his bathroom mirror and prayed it every day while his wife was dying of cancer – and for many years afterward. He knew it by heart. I think it works well for women going through divorce or trying to create new lives after divorce. Here it is:  [click to continue…]

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