Healing

The Art of Getting to Tomorrow When Everything’s Wrong – Single Dad, Parents Article

(Image/iStock) It was exactly like those initial weeks after divorce. I couldn’t describe what was wrong. None of my feelings made sense to me. Intellectually, I thought my body was overreacting. But our insides—all the invisible stuff that makes us, us—have a funny way of not always doing what our brains think they should. I was robbed on a work trip to Las Vegas. They took my phone, the cash I had on me, and my shoes. I learned after…

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What Life Taught Me About Self Care | Kaywanda Lamb – Single Mum, Parents Article

“It’s Been a Long Time. I Shouldn’t Have Left You Without a Dope Beat to step to …” -Timbaland (and also Me) How I Learned to Prioritize My Self Care Hey mamas!!! Are Timbaland’s lyrics still ringing in your head? Smiles. I know. I’m singing it as I type. I’ve been fighting a massive cold for two weeks. I, at first, thought it would pass. But, it progressed to having me under the covers, coughing every 5th second, and hacking…

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What Life Taught Me About Self Care | Kaywanda Lamb – Single Mum, Parents Article

Hey mamas!!! Are Timbaland’s lyrics still ringing in your head? Smiles. I know. I’m singing it as I type. I’ve been fighting a massive cold for two weeks. I, at first, thought it would pass. But, it progressed to having me under the covers, coughing every 5th second, and hacking like a grandpa when he needed to leave the smokes alone but was not “trine to hear that.” Needless to say, I’m back with self-care lessons to share with you! Did…

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How to Comfort (and Not Comfort) Someone Going Through a Divorce – Single Dad, Parents Article

(Image/Upsplash) Only two kinds of people could help me feel better during my first year of coping with, adjusting to, and healing from my divorce. The first kind of person was a friend or family member who knew me before I was married. My relationship with them lived independent of my marriage. My identity—for them—wasn’t intertwined with me being married. My ex-wife and I were together about 13 years in total, married for nine. And the majority of people in…

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Thankful For The Scars – Joyful Reliance, Resourceful Moxie – Single Mum, Parents Article

I have been dealing with a few health challenges lately. And they have left me with a few scars. Actual, literal scars and a few emotional ones as well. I have not been very good about getting myself to the doctor over the past several years. There – I admitted it. I am so very strict about making sure my daughter gets to the doctor, or dentist, whenever she needs it. Whatever she needs to stay healthy, that is a…

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Are you Leading at Home? | RYAN NORTH – Foster Parents Article

Leadership is important, very important. It is a highly valued commodity in the corporate world. So much so, that according to a study by Deloitte, American companies spent $14 billion on leadership development in 2012. I can only imagine what the 2017 number looks like. But leadership isn’t only valuable in offices and boardrooms across the country, leadership is important in families too. I believe that parenting is a leadership exercise. I also believe that leaders should never ask their people…

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