Have You Seen SMILF Yet?

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November 18th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

In this week's Love Essentially, I wrote a review of the Showtime comedy, SMILF. I think the show is something that single moms will truly appreciate and find really funny!   'SMILF' Funny, If Dark Tale Of Single Parenting by Jackie Pilos...

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Beware: There Is Heroin In The Suburbs

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November 11th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

Parents, beware. There is heroin in the suburbs. After conducting this interview I am scared as hell. The good news is, if we talk to our kids, we have a chance to prevent them from even trying it once. A Heartbroken Mom Says 'Heroin is in your su...

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What Happens When Dad Doesn’t Show Up For Visitation?

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October 24th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

What Happens When Dad Doesn't Show Up?  by Jackie Pilossoph for ESME It starts the day a child is born: a mom’s desire to make things all better. Remember how hard it was when your baby was wailing and you couldn’t figure out how to get him ...

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Blending Families, Moving in Together and Staying Happy

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August 27th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

I received this email from a divorced dad seeking advice about blending families, moving in together and trying to stay happy:   I'm a divorced dad of two teenage boys and have been divorced for over 12 years. I've dated many women over the ...

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Kids’ Competitive Sports And Marital Conflict

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July 17th, 2017 . Jackie Pilossoph

There are countless reasons for marital conflict, but the kids is probably pretty high up there on the list of the most common. In this week's Love Essentially, published in the Chicago Tribune Pioneer Press, I address marital strife that can be caus...

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