The Single Mom Vacation

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July 20th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

Just published on ESME, my article about the benefits of the single mom taking vacations, along with tips for a great trip.   Thinking of a Vacation Without The Kids? by Jackie Pilossoph for ESME Why it's beneficial and tips on what to...

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The Hardest Part About Getting Divorced: Lack of Control

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July 3rd, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

There are many, many heartbreaking and difficult aspects of getting divorced. There is shock, sadness, fear of change, loneliness, frustration, the feeling of failure, anger resentment, and so much more. But there is one thing that I believe might be...

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What Father’s Day Means To An Ex-Wife

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June 17th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

When I think of Father's Day, I think of my father and always will. But there is another father who celebrates Father's Day: someone who really doesn't like me at all, someone with whom I have had a turbulent relationship-in marriage, in divorce and ...

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Single Mom Advice: Should You Push Your Kids In Sports?

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May 13th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

I've been writing for this great single mom site called ESME. Check it out! Here is a piece I wrote on the issue of whether or not it is beneficial to push your kids when it comes to sports.   To Push or Not To Push Your Kids In Sports  b...

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What A Windy Day and My 10 Year-Old Son Taught Me About Fear of Change

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March 20th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

Fear of change is one of the biggest characteristics of a divorce. It doesn't matter whether your spouse left you or you left him, change is scary. Even if deep in your heart you know the marriage can't work any longer, change is scary. And even if y...

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