Posts Tagged ‘Children’

Carry Your Cross – Surrender but Never Quit, Never Give Up

Burning Cross

I don’t know why divorce happens sometimes, why every year people who certainly aren’t perfect, but who certainly have done nothing to deserve divorce or the kind of treatment a cruel, self-centered ex spouse delivers are forced to endure such trauma. Even less, do our innocent children deserve this kind of division, this kind of treatment, this kind of loss. This is…

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Catholic Dating After Divorce & Annulment – Is The Time Right?

Catholic dating after divorce and annulment. Even the thought of dating after a divorce or annulment is enough to cause shudders in the lives of those who understand what that truly means, and yet there comes a time in the lives of most divorced Catholics to ask whether or not to begin dating again. Pressure from society, even from…

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Finding Christmas Peace After Divorce

Christmas Manger Scene

The first Christmas the boys went to their father’s for Christmas hurt – a lot. The way it works here is , my boys go with their father on the 23rd and return in time for the late Christmas Eve Mass. Getting my boys back for Christmas day is one of the few things I insisted…

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7 Ways to Keep Sane with Your Children and Eliminate Holiday Fatigue

  With Christmas now in the past, children of all ages may be showing signs of holiday fun becoming holiday fatigue. Symptoms may include “boredom” (How can that be with all that stuff they got!), meltdowns, and all out temper tantrums. Pushed to the limits of exhaustion, excitement, and stimulation, children (and parents) may be overloaded and reaching…

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When Children Need Mom, Mom’s Plans Change

When you’re a single mother, your plans can never be written in stone, and that’s okay. There are other treasures to be found when you put your needs aside. I discovered this again tonight. A friend called earlier this week and asked me to go to Ladies’ Night Out tonight. I rarely get to go out and…

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