The Evolution of Where (and How) We Live

The Evolution of Where (and How) We Live 4288 2848 Beth Behrendt

Divorced Family Nesting. Simply put, nesting means the kids stay in the family home after a divorce – it’s the parents who move in and out to take care of…

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Me? A Writer?

Me? A Writer? 3985 2321 Beth Behrendt

Me? A Writer? Sure, I’ve been writing my whole life. Who hasn’t? School assignments, college applications, work emails. But, unlike most people, I really liked it. I was thrilled with any…

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Maybe Soup will Help – Dad

Maybe Soup will Help – Dad 2448 3263 Beth Behrendt

Maybe Soup will Help – Dad My dad died unexpectedly a few months ago. He was a secure anchor in our lives and we’re all still somewhat adrift in the…

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San Diego

San Diego 2448 3264 Beth Behrendt

Almost spring here in the great Midwest! But, some days…. not so much. It was 32 degrees and snowy just yesterday. It’s APRIL 11TH, for goodness’ sakes! So … seemed…

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Real Christmas — Redux

Real Christmas — Redux 2281 2986 Beth Behrendt

Understandably, holiday traditions may take a bit of a hit when a family goes through divorce. It was very important to Bill and me — this being our first holiday in our “new normal…

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