On July 3, 2011, I formally met my bonus daughters. I had been dating their dad (my now ex) for 3 months. The girls lived in a different state then we did. We drove up to Oregon to spend the holiday with them. While I have great relationships with my nieces and nephews, I remember … Continue reading The Pearl: Memories for my Bonus Daughters–Happy Bonus Kids Anniversary!!!
At the conclusion of the mediation meeting of my divorce, the mediator came into the room with my attorney and me to shake our hands and thank us for choosing him. I reached to shake his and thanked him for helping me achieve my goals. He looked me directly in the eye and said " … Continue reading The Pearl: Love Book Challenge Week 2
Mediation is one of many stressful events of getting divorced. People will experience many emotions as they try to put down on paper what they want the end result to be. Here are tips that I found helpful in preparing for mediation. Note: I am not an attorney nor is this legal advice. These are … Continue reading The Pearl: Tips for Mediation
This past weekend I participated in BIKE MS which is a fundraiser in Utah and Idaho to raise money to pay for research that will hopeful find a cure for MS. The weekend was full of fun and folly associated with the bike ride in which riders chose to bike either 45, 75 or 100 … Continue reading The Pearl: Life Lessons Learned from a Bike MS Sticker