When parents and child(ren) live together in one home they're a family unit. Regardless of how the day plays out, the child(ren) knows that they will return home to that family unit - together - whether they go to work, school, travel, whatever they are ...

For The Single Parent: Children and Transitions and more...

For The Single Parent: Children and Transitions

When parents and child(ren) live together in one home they're a family unit. Regardless of how the day plays out, the child(ren) knows that they will return home to that family unit - together - whether they go to work, school, travel, whatever they are out and about doing, that child will - at some point - be under the same roof with his / her parents. Two parents. Whatever the combination

 

Divorce as a Nonparent

So many women find themselves in a new stage of life, a change that they can't seem to wrap their minds around. An unexpected one. Prompted by themselves. Their partner. Both of them. One doesn't need to know how things started, or - more likely - ended - to consider exploring the emotions experienced when it comes to divorce. Divorce is difficult. It does not matter if you're a mom or a dad,

 

The Dunhill Hotel and The Asbury

I had the recent pleasure of heading to Charlotte for a weekend, and was given the opportunity to stay at The Dunhill Hotel and eat dinner at The Asbury, the incredible modern southern restaurant on site. The hotel accommodations were available to us at a discounted rate, and our dinner was comped, with us adding just a few essentials. Like dessert. The Asbury's pastry chef is very well-known

 

Morgan Street Food Hall - Raleigh, NC

I have been to Morgan Street Food Hall in Raleigh more than a handful of times. It has quickly become one of my favorite places to eat. Whether you're in the mood for empanadas, tacos, pizza, hummus, salad or lobster (yes, you're reading this correctly, I did say lobster), the food hall has you covered! After attending a press event there and then going back repeatedly with my friend Kate

 

Depleting.

Divorce is depleting. Someone in a group I am in said that this morning, not in those exact words, but more along the lines of when someone reacted to something divorce related - how depleting that was. Is. Feels. Depleting. Damn. That is the G-d's honest truth. Divorce is exhausting. Draining. Emotionally taxing. Depleting. No matter how amicable it may be. No matter how easily