Monday Music

At some point during the final destruction of my marriage, I discovered an old Eagles cassette (I still love cassette tapes. They’re so durable!) and for as long as I still had a tape player in my car, I listened to this song on my way to work. My favorite line is “so often times it happens that we live our lives in chains, and we never even know we have the key…”

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Book: Stepmonster…

I’m not a stepmother, but I play one every other weekend.

Given the fact that I live with a man who has children, I was delighted to read and see myself in Stepmoster: A New Look at Why Real Stepmothers Think, Feel and Act the Way We Do, by Wednesday Martin, Ph.D. What a relieving, validating and motivating read!

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