Tag: weekend alone

What I Do When My Kids Aren’t Around

Last weekend my boys were with their dad.  It wasn’t like it was a surprise.  It happens every other weekend.  But I’m struggling with it much more than I thought I would.  I sat on my girlfriend’s couch Friday night, woefully lamenting how difficult it was for me and how I wanted to call them every few

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The Five Stages of Traveling Without the Kids

This past weekend, my husband and I experienced what I found to be a somewhat tough parenting “first”: Our first weekend away without the kids. Sure, my husband has been away overnight here and there, as have I, but one of us has always remained at home to hold down the fort. But when one

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