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Everclear, Wonderful, divorce

Tunes For Tuesday – 90’s Edition – Everclear

Welcome to Tunes For Tuesday - The 90's Edition for the ninth month of the year, September!   Today's Tune is Everclear's "Wonderful".  Every single time I hear this song, I get chills.  I'm a child of divorce but I don't remember the circumstances before the divorce.  I don't remember my parents ever being together so in some ways I'm very lucky.  Many people aren't lucky in that respect. A few of Wild Boy's friends have parents that are getting divorced and every time Jay and I have an argument, I can see that he gets nervous that it's the beginning of the end.  I can't imagine how scary that must be for a child.  We have lots of discussions in our house about how disagreements are not the precursor to divorce but that people are allowed to have differing opinions. I know Art Alexakis (a child of divorced parents) of Everclear wrote this song for his daughter when he was splitting with his wife.  I think the way he gets inside the head of child during this … [Read More...]

Friday's Featured Female, #FFF

Friday’s Featured Female – Carly@FineFitDay

Welcome to Friday's Featured Female!   This weekly series features inspirational stories from admirable women.  IMHO, it’s always good to be reminded of how strength, determination, hard work, heart and ingenuity can impact the quality … [Read More...]

Reach The Beach

12 Things You Learn From Reach The Beach

Even though I've had a few days to recover from being a member of #TeamPumpedUpKicks from Reach The Beach, I'm still wrapping my head around the event. It was a whirlwind trip with a ton of experiences and I've found that it's been … [Read More...]

Team Pumped Up Kicks, Reach The Beach, New Balance

New Balance Reach The Beach Recap

Last week you got a relay education with 12 Things You Learn at Reach The Beach and today I'm finally sharing my New Balance Team Pumped Up Kicks Reach The Beach recap (it's a long one, so get comfortable). Pre-Relay: On Thursday, Team Pumped Up Kicks got the chance to … [Read More...]

Plans change

One More Lesson

You were expecting one more lesson from Reach The Beach, weren't you?  I planned on recapping my RTB experience today but life as a sometimes solo parent got in the way.   It never fails that when Jay goes away on business that Wild Boy has some crisis that … [Read More...]