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Haphazard Memories: Saks, Givenchy And My First Wedding

Haphazard Memories: Saks, Givenchy And My First Wedding

A few weeks before my first wedding, 18 years ago, I decided that I needed to have my makeup “done”. I was working in midtown Manhattan, at Crain’s New York Business, and our office wasn’t too far from the Saks Fifth Avenue. (You know, the one on Fifth Ave.) Normally, Saks wouldn't have been my go-to for...
Co-Parenting: Tougher With Teens

Co-Parenting: Tougher With Teens

Co-parenting. Under the best of circumstances, it’s hard. Under the worst? Impossible. Getting divorced is a tough situation in and of itself. I know. I made that decision over 10 years ago. But what I didn’t understand then was what it would be like to co-parent with my ex-husband through our kids’ teen years. And...
Teenagers Are Time-Consuming

Teenagers Are Time-Consuming

I am sitting alone in my house. I’ve been up since 5:30 this morning. I went for a run after my high schooler left for the bus. I dropped my daughter off at her middle school then went straight to the grocery store. And I’ve got dinner for tonight all planned. I even went back...
An Ex-Husband's Parenting Choices

An Ex-Husband’s Parenting Choices

“What a f@$king idiot.” That’s what I was thinking when I got off the phone yesterday with my ex-husband as I was driving back from the Mom 2.0 conference. And 24 hours later, I regret my reaction. Well, mostly. Last week, my son was sick. Extremely tired and with a swollen gland under his chin...
The Divorce Decision

The Divorce Decision

My 17th wedding anniversary is on Sunday. Well, it would be my 17th if I hadn’t gotten divorced. No. Instead, ten years ago, at this time, I was in the painful realm of trying to figure out if I wanted to stay married to my husband, the father of my two children who were then...