3 reasons why relationships after divorce feel so different.

Why relationships after divorce feel so different | roundandroundrosie.com

You’ve made it. You’re through your divorce. You’ve come out on the other side. Started dating and met someone AMAZING.  Congratulations. You’ve made it official: you’re in a relationship. But maybe you’re noticing that this relationship feels a little different than you imagined it would. Once I divorced, met someone and started a serious relationship, I imagined that this relationship […]

I’m a card carrying, flag waving helicopter parent and I don’t give a damn what you think.

Why I'm proud to be a helicopter parent to my teen | 40plusstyle.com

I’m sure you’ve heard that derogatory term, the helicopter parent. And I’m sure you’ve read how horrible and damaging it is to be a helicopter parent but frankly, I don’t much care. I’m embracing and celebrating my hovering, helicoptering ways. Why? Because so far, it’s working. And as the saying goes, if it ain’t broke don’t fix it. My daughter […]

A message for my teen about her adoption. And her past.

How to talk to your teen about adoption | roundandroundrosie.com

This New Year’s Eve, I’ll be giving my teen a link to her past and giving her information about her adoption.   My daughter is growing up faster than I ever imagined. She’s a teen now, a full fledged adult in training. Yes, she’s got the mood swing and sometimes surly teen attitude, but she’s also becoming more interested and curious […]

Instant Mom, a review of Nia Vardalos’ hilarious book about adoption. The funniest, and most honest, thing you’ll ever read about adoption.

A hilarious book about adoption that every adoptive parent needs to read. A review of Nia Vardalos' adoption memoir, Instant Mom.

Instant Mom, a review of the funniest thing you’ll ever read about adoption. Nia Vardalos’ hilarious and brutally honest memoir of her path to becoming a parent. If you’re an adoptive parent, actually if you have ever parented a small messy human being, you have to read Instant Mom, Nia Vardalos’  poignant and funny memoir of becoming an “Instant Mom” through […]

5 Brilliant Life Lessons You Learn Going Through Divorce.

Tips for women going through divorce. roundandroundrosie.com

You know how they say that every cloud has a silver lining? If that big dark cloud raining all over you is a divorce, then yes, there is a silver lining. In short, divorce sucks, got it. What you might not know? After this life shaking, ass rocking event , you are going to come away with gems of wisdom […]