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 […]

31 essential things to do after divorce to jumpstart your new life.

How do you find happiness after divorce? Start by taking care of these 31 things once your divorce is final | roundandroundrosie.com

Divorce can be overwhelming. You’re likely starting over, moving, rebuilding your life and possibly restarting your career. All at the same time. Yes, it’s a lot to handle. To make it a little less intimidating, I’ve put together a list of important things to do after your divorce to get you back on the road to an awesome new life. […]

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 […]