Petty Acts in Co-Parenting Lower Self-esteem, Ruin Karma and Hurt Kids

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April 22nd, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

What do you think of when you hear the word petty? Know what I think of? Divorce! I hear lots of divorce stories that involve petty acts. According to The Free Dictionary, if something is petty, that means it’s trivial, not of big importance. I...

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“They Hate Me!”: Dating A Guy With Kids

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March 31st, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

A few years ago, a friend of mine who was dating a guy with kids said to me, “Today is my boyfriend’s daughter’s 16th birthday. I got her a dozen roses and a box of her favorite chocolates.” I replied, “That’s nice.” My friend responded...

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Single Mom Deals With Mice and Other “Husband” Jobs

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March 23rd, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

As a single mom, you are head of the household. Every decision is yours to make, everything that needs to be done is your responsibility, and every time there’s a problem, it’s yours and only yours, to handle. The thought of writing this blog ...

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Guest Post: Award Winning Author and Blogger, Lisa Barr talks about the Single Mom

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March 9th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

I met Lisa Barr about a year ago, and we instantly connected. We are both writers, authors, journalists and bloggers. But it's more than that. Both Lisa and I are divorced, and both of us know what it's like to be single moms. Lisa wrote this blog...

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Talking to Your Child About Divorce: Try Telling a Story

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February 7th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

Talking to your child about divorce isn't easy, but there's something I want to share that I think is very helpful and beneficial. We all have a story about how we met and fell in love with our ex’s. I call it a "Once upon a time" story. If you ...

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