Widow and Wisdom-And Women

Posted by on Mar 12, 2018 in Blog |

As I write today the date is March 8th and it is a special day!  Did I know how special when I woke up this morning?  Nope. The day started early, wake up at 4:30 a.m. to take care of the pets and get a work out in on my basement elliptical while watching my MarketWatch talk shows on DVR.  The morning routine continued-coffee- kids’ lunches-dinner in crockpot-laundry-shower-prep for work-coffee.  6:15 a.m. and ready to go!   And what to my...

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Widow and Wisdom -Decisions Under Pressure

Posted by on Nov 29, 2017 in Blog |

Today is the four-year anniversary of my husband Greg’s sudden passing.  As I sit here writing I reflect back on what had to be done in the hours after his death.  The biggest decision was how do I tell the kids that their Dad is gone.   What words do you choose for an audience of 8-year-old innocence, 11-year-old independence, and 12-year-old indifference?  How are each one of my kids going to accept these words?   The choices I made in those...

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Widow and Wisdom – Four Pieces of Wisdom, Four Years Later

Posted by on Sep 12, 2017 in Blog |

Four years ago, I uttered the words, “I don’t know what everyone is complaining about, 40 is awesome!” Just two weeks later, my husband, Gregory, died suddenly, and I became a widow and single parent of three kids under 12. Everything changed in a moment, and 40 didn’t feel so good anymore. It hasn’t been easy, but since then, I’ve gained a bit of perspective that I can share with you about how to protect your family in case of an unexpected...

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