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Tiger Parents: are you tired of tearing your kids to shreds? Try The Dolphin Way

Anais Nin wrote that love “begins where the myth fails. Then we love a human being, not our dream, but a human being with flaws.” If there is such a thing as modern mythology it can be found in our pursuit of perfect parenting. We live in constant fear of making a bad decision or saying […]

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Close the door softly as you go: 2013 in review & an optimistic look at the year ahead

A lot of people I know had a very rough 2013. They’ve said “Hey 2013! Don’t the let the door hit your ass on the way out!” For me, the year wasn’t without its challenges and I’m looking forward to 2014 with a sense of purpose & excitement that I haven’t felt in years. I […]

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Lessons learned from dating after divorce & how to be happy within and without

Not all break ups have to be devastating. In fact, they can be perfectly mature & respectful if both parties are open & honest. Shocking, but true! Story at 11! Some backstory: I was recently in a relationship with a lovely man. We were together for more than 6 months, ran together, travelled together & […]

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Strong body, strong mind – Staying active during your divorce

I identify as a runner and although it is my sport of choice, I also weight train. Over the years, I’ve tried a variety of sports & activities to supplement my running addiction: I’ve practiced *yawn* yoga, subjected myself to the boredom of pilates & tortured myself with Bar Method. I even tried Cross Fit […]

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Girl, please.You are NOT a single mom: when married women think they’re single parents.

“Oh, I just can’t do it! My hubby’s away on a boys’ fishing trip this weekend and I’m a single mom. It’s just too much work.” When I hear a married woman say this, it makes me want to kick her in the baby maker. You see, I am a single mom. I am divorced. My […]

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