Single and Valentine’s Day – Make it Fun!

I recall vividly my first Valentine’s Day as a widow, four years ago. I knew there would be no one to buy a small chocolate gift for, nor was there a gift to be received from my...

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Single Mother Raising Boys, Oh, My!

My kids were 11, 18 and 19 when their father died. Many days I felt at a loss as to how to help my boys deal with their grief. How Death Affects The Kids My oldest son moved away...

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The Best Years are Yet to Be, if You Allow It…

Recently I was asked to describe the best years of my life. When I was younger, I remember summers going on seemingly forever. What wonderful times, playing tag or touch football...

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Been Out of the Dating Game for A While? Here Are Some Pointers That Will Save...

You’re a widow, divorced or caught in the midst of life’s circumstances. Perhaps you’d never thought this would happen to you at this time of your life, being alone. Maybe...

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How To Start Living (and Dating) Again After The Death Of Your Partner

As a widow of almost five years I know how hard it is to pick yourself up after the loss of a spouse. In the early days it’s sometimes difficult just getting out of bed. You...

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Dating After 50 – Welcome to the 21st Century!

Following the death of my husband, there came a point in time where I decided to enter the dating world. My social life had been reduced to people I saw at work and my kids’...

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Coping With Life After the Death of a Spouse

A life change from married to widow is not an easy transition. Whether you’re ready or not, a new life takes shape and somehow we must learn to adapt. Some days even the...

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How Dating Is Different After Divorce Or The Death Of A Spouse…

Is there a difference in dating after loss of a spouse or following a divorce? Each occurrence is a major life change, subject to emotions of loss and anger or perhaps betrayal...

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