The 4th of July is upon us and what better time to celebrate your own independence. Take a break from building your case with LegalLogs with these 5 firecracker ideas to keep the party going: Throw Yourself a Divorce Party You threw yourself a wedding to start the whole thing off, why not bookend it with a kick-ass celebration. Imagine your friends, your REAL ones, surrounding you at a bonfire, laughing, eating, crying and celebrating as you burn those love letters that said “I will always love you.” Letting go, literally and figuratively, can be just the cathartic end you need … Continue reading 5 Steps to Independence After Divorce
“I love your hair!”, said the woman at the library on a bright spring morning. A kind exchange over the check-out kiosk lead to some friendly banter and this compliment. Like the secret language between Jeep owners as they pass on the … Continue reading Seize the Grey
It’s my son’s 9th birthday, the 5th birthday that has passed since his dad and I parted ways. I look at this guy, my youngest, who’s always smiling, lost in an imaginative world of superheroes and swashbuckling adventures, and I wonder “Will … Continue reading Born Again
Dear Friend: My marriage is ending, the writing is on the wall and I’m lost. I feel like my insides are crumbling and I don’t deserve to live. I’m a failure. An adulterer. An addict. An abuser. I’m in a … Continue reading Asking…for a Friend
Pardon the RBF. On the coattails of a(nother) challenging interaction with my “starter spouse”, I found this article on how to handle high conflict people: How Emotionally Intelligent People Respond to Conflict by Marcel Schwantes / Inc. The article points to the clearly … Continue reading Reaction Time
“We are all fixer-uppers. We are always fixer-uppers. That’s not a flaw; it’s an opportune ty.” When we can accept ourselves as flawed yet lovable, we can do the same for the important people in our life. Put in the … Continue reading Fixer-Upper Relationships – What You Need to Know!
In the noise of convenience and connectivity, how can your plea for help be heard? Continue reading One for the Team
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“All alone! Whether you like it or not, alone is something you’ll be quite a lot!” ― Dr. Seuss It is Thursday, April 28th 2016 and I am here to coin a new phrase that I haven’t heard talked about much online, but seems to be a very real phenomenon among 50 – 65 year old women. Triple Empty Nest We were known as the Sandwich Generation – taking care of teens as well as taking care of our elderly parents. Then most of us Baby Boomer women started experiencing Empty Nest in a… Continue reading Double Empty Nest? Triple Empty Nest!
It is hard to clear your mind and focus on your work when overwhelmed and stressed about your legal matter. Here are some tips so that you can stay focused on what really matters: success as you define your “new … Continue reading 10 Ways to Survive at Work When You’re Divorcing