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Author Archives: Beth Montgomery

Another sober October

Beth Montgomery

Today, I can wake up and go to sleep knowing there is a community I can rely on. I can handle whatever is thrown my way because I can think clearly about solutions, not how to escape.

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Sex: Let’s talk about it

While sex is a natural part of life and sex education is important, most parents don't know how to raise the topic, nor do they want to. They feel awkward and anxious about when and how to discuss sex with their kids.  

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Self-Love: A single parent’s approach

Our internal world shapes how we view the outer world. This is not a new concept and I’ve heard it in many variations through multiple sources. And I get it. The way I perceive the happenings around me has a direct correlation to how I’m feeling inside.  

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How I handle a messy home as a single parent

I can’t be the only one who struggles to keep up with a clean home. With work, kids work/social schedule, and taking time for self, busy is an understatement. I don’t know about you, but cleaning after all the adulting responsibilities is the last thing I want to do.   The pandemic has kept us homebound most of the past year so ...

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Being sober in a “Wine-Mom” culture: A year later

I had always admired those women who have led the sober movement. As of today, I’ve officially surpassed a year sober. Yea, a FULL year. Wow. When I wrote that piece in August 2020, I have to be honest: I didn’t think I was going to make it. I had a lot of doubts and emotions and getting to 34 ...

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