co-parenting never say negative things about other parent

The past few months Helena has been obsessed with family stories. “Mommy, tell me a story about when I was  a baby,” she’ll ask, and I’ll tell her about how once, as a sleeping infant, her laugh broke the pin-drop silence of one of New York Public Library’s reading rooms, eliciting a symphony of chuckles.…

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Work at home jobs for moms

I have been a work at home freelance writer and media professional for 15 years. There is no way that I could manage my family life, business, and personal care without the flexibility my WAH schedule affords me. Since becoming a mom eight years ago, I have felt so grateful that I have control over…

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putting kids first in relationship woman with kids single mom

I meet most men that I date online. What do you look for when dating a man with kids? It’s very common for guys with kids to write in their dating profiles: “My kids come first,” or “My daughter is the center of my world!” I get where you’re coming from. You want a potential mate…

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Why and how to find divorced dads to date

A few years ago, I went out a couple of times with a divorced dad whose daughter happens to be the same age as mine. We spent our first date talking about our kids and the challenges of parenting — and realizing we have a lot in common. For example, we both feel perfectly satisfied…

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how long does divorce rebound relationship last

Eighteen months after my marriage ended, I jumped into a heady, sexually intense year-long relationship with a fellow writer and parent who was 20 years older than I was. In hindsight, it was no surprise it ended — his kids were grown, mine were tiny, our lives were at different points. But that did not…

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single moms are hot

I don’t run many guests posts, but happened upon Elliot Scott, a dating coach who had a lot of really smart things to say about men and women and how we can relate better. And he has a lot of experience coaching — not to mention dating! — single moms. I love, love,  love his…

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single mom life insurance

Here’s the thing with life insurance for moms: You know you’re supposed to have it, but you probably don’t because you think it is not affordable. Guilt and stress ensue. Ain’t nobody got time for that! Mama, you’re not alone … A Genworth survey found that 69% of single-parent families with kids at home are…

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How gold buyers work, the price of gold, and how to sell gold jewelry, and gold coins safely, online with legit buyers.

Updated April 1, 2020 Quick takeaway: Gold prices are at record highs. While there are some shady places that buy gold, CashforGoldUSA.com is a legitimate online gold buyer that has been found to pay as much as three times its competitors, and has an A Better Business Bureau rating. How much does gold sell for?…

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Online therapy via text, phone and video is used by millions. Low-cost and free options for therapy.

If you told me eight years ago I could find a licensed psychologist to come to my apartment in New York City for less than $150 and without spending months on a waiting list, I would have spit my latte right in your face. Today, though, it’s a different story, as millions of people receive…

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OurFamilyWizard review

What is Our Family Wizard? Quick answer: OurFamilyWizard (sometimes mistakenly referred to as, ‘My Family Wizard) is a co-parenting app used by tens of thousands of parents to make it easier to share a calendar and schedule, text, share documents and information and other features for better communication — that can be used in court…

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benefits of 50/50 custody

After one meeting with my ex and our lawyers to negotiate the custody agreement of our divorce, I went home, busted out the calculator, and cried. I freaked out at the idea of being away from my kids for extended hours or days, and I need to know how many hours each week I would…

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why do younger men date older women

Quick answers: Moms are busy and confident, and don’t demand commitment like younger, single women Young guys feel like a stud if they can sexually satisfy an older woman Mommy issues (sometimes) The trend has been fast and intense: In the four years I’ve been dating as a single mom, there has been a steep…

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The best diamond buyers and get my tips for selling.

Are you ready to sell an old piece of diamond jewelry, or perhaps some loose diamonds? Prepared to make a profit in cash? Here’s what I want you to do: Maybe it’s a pair of untouched antique earrings you inherited from great aunt Mildred — the ones you’re wondering if you’ll ever actually wear (you…

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Reviews and cost of best co parent app

Co-parenting can be overwhelming, or even toxic. Luckily, there’s an app for that. Co-parenting apps can simplify scheduling, keep everyone on track. The right app might even make co-parenting communication, schedules, activities and contacts easier and more effective.   Some single moms and dads use apps because a lawyer, judge or mediator mandated them to. But…

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how to coparent with narcissist

It is not divorce or separation that harms children — but conflict between parents, no matter if they are married or divorced, studies find. Penn State University sociology professors studied 2,000 married persons and 700 children and concluded that children that had the highest levels of anxiety and depression either had low-conflict parents who divorced or…

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soulmate second remarriage counseling after divorce

Did your divorce story start with, “I knew he was the one!” ?? At my wedding my mom stood up and gave a heart-felt little speech, which included, “After Emma went out with him for the first time, she called me up and said, ‘I know he’s the one!’” That’s a really sweet story, the…

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Married, two-parent homes are now the minority. Non-traditional or single-parent families are the new norm.



There is a better-than-average chance that your family doesn’t look like the Cleavers.  Traditional family vs. non-traditional family Today, two-parent, monogamous, heterosexual traditional families (by definition) are the weirdos. Statistically, they are a 49 percent minority — a figure poised to plummet in our lifetimes. After all, 57 percent of Millennial moms are unmarried (according…

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How to sell a Cartier LOVE bracelet or Tank watch for cash, safely and quickly.

Do you have a Cartier diamond ring, earrings, LOVE bracelet, or Cartier watch that you no longer love or wear? There are safe, secure ways to sell your Cartier jewelry quickly, online, for the highest price in cash. Quick answer: Worthy is an A+ BBB rated online jewelry auction that provides the safest, most secure…

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