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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