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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The Benefits of Going Back To Work After Divorce

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March 14th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

One big change that many divorced women experience is that they end up going back to work after divorce. Some women are excited, but I think going back to work after divorce can be terrifying for many reasons, which range from leaving your kids wi...

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9 Facts About The Suburban Single Mom

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February 9th, 2016 . Jackie Pilossoph

Living life as a suburban single mom is kind of complicated. Why? Because although divorce is sharply on the rise, being a single parent in a family oriented community is still far from the norm. Not that the single mom and her kids don't constitute ...

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