Posts by: amy-ramsey

Dog Days of Divorce

By on February 19, 2020

So, my ex got a new dog. I am so excited for my kids, and my ex. (And the dog, who is a rescue) Genuinely excited. For real. (That is the simple and very rational, “just the facts, M’am” version.) What’s going on in my head is this: I am the one who left our […]

Privilege, Facebook, Criticism and Gratitude

By on February 13, 2020

Yesterday was a tough one.  Nobody died, nobody got a scary diagnosis, no one lost their job.  We have money in the bank, a clean, comfortable place to live, food in the fridge. Everyone has their own car with tanks full of fuel. I have friends, and a tremendous mental health support system. I know […]

I don’t have J. Lo goals, and that’s ok…

By on February 5, 2020

Looking at social media today, I see a lot of kudos for J. Lo and Shakira for looking so AWESOME at 43 and 50, and for their energetic, sexy, and powerful performance at the Superbowl halftime show last night. I see posts about needing to go to the gym. I saw a post about “what […]

Fear and Spiders

By on January 21, 2020

Has your child ever yelled in terror for you to come running because there is a HUGE spider – one they are SURE is a black widow or brown recluse – in their room and they need you to kill it?  You run in there with all of your supplies: a cup, a sheet of paper, […]