“Kid-free” I describe part of my every week as “kid-free.” It first appeared when I started dating again. Browsing the profiles of divorced men with kids, and then writing my own, it was important to specify that one was occasionally, hopefully regularly and consistently kid-free. “Wednesday through Friday I’m always kid-free.” It’s my shortcut for… Continue reading Single-parent household glossary
Distractions take on a whole new meaning when you have two hours to yourself among a 12-hour day with three kids under four. Dilly-dallying can throw off your entire day. It starts when I decide to “sleep in” – meaning, sleep until the kids need to get up for school versus getting up 1/2 hour… Continue reading No distractions!
Tonight, a dear friend took me out for an early birthday dinner. My husband sent me on my way with this request: “I’m not sure how to phrase this correctly, but I want you to go out and take for yourself tonight. Take a break from giving, and just take.” I knew that my evening… Continue reading I want you to just take