Christine Field is an author, attorney, speaker, listener and life coach. She has four grown kids, mostly adopted, mostly homeschooled. She provides MomSolved© resources and reassurances to moms facing common and uncommon family life challenges. Christine helps moms rediscover their mojo for wholehearted living after parenting. Visit her website here http://www.realmomlife.com

Latest Posts By Christine Field

2 months ago

How to Deal with Having an Estranged Adult Child

Mothering is filled with both blessings and pain. Not too long ago, one of my children was estranged from me. It was not how I envisioned a relationship with an adult child. At the time, I wasn’t completely sure where she was living and had no reliable way to contact her…

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2 months ago

The Detachment Wall: How to Let Go of Your Adult Children

Some of us moms have a problem with our attachment to our children, to the point where the bond can become unhealthy. Can we love our children but not let their choices or behavior make us crazy? Is some detachment actually a good idea?

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9 months ago

How Real Freedom Lies in Knowing When to Say, “I’ve Had Enough”

You push away from the dinner table because you’ve had enough to eat, averting obesity and health problems. You have a lovely glass of wine instead of too many, because you know one is enough…

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9 months ago

How to Reflect on Your Childhood and Reignite Your Passions in Retirement

I don’t make New Year’s resolutions. I set intentions and while my intention for the year is to experience more joy, I enjoy reading articles and blog posts about reinvention. There is a school of thought that says…

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10 months ago

Can You See New Possibilities Past 60? 9 Crafty Ways to Enrich Your Life

We are well into the new year. Has life already become routine for you? These ultra-cold days of winter can make us feel limited and cooped up. Don’t forget that life has infinite possibilities! But most of us believe that we don’t have many options available to us…

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11 months ago

All the Neglection We Go Through in Life

I love to listen to people talk, to hear their use and misuse of language. A few nights ago on the local news, a woman was talking about “all the neglection” her father was receiving at the nursing home. The phrase stuck with me. The idea of receiving neglection…

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12 months ago

20 Ways to Create Joyful Thoughts

2021 has been challenging for everyone. And though sometimes the days can seem grim, each day and in every situation, we have a choice. We can choose to focus on the negative, or we can squeeze all the joy we can out of each moment…

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1 year ago

Living a Full, Passionate Life in the Years Beyond 60

When you were growing up, there’s a good chance that your parents told you, “You could be whatever you want when you grow up.” It’s something that most of us hear at some point in our lives. That’s all well and good when you’re a child…

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1 year ago

Losing a Loved One: Another Year, Another Empty Chair

I love Thanksgiving. It is my favorite holiday of the entire year. I try to live a life filled with gratitude, and it’s special to have a day set aside for giving thanks – even though I practice it every day. This year, my estranged daughter will once again…

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1 year ago

One Woman’s Thoughts About Life’s Gains and Losses

Just as surely as the earth turns, the times change. The first blush of love turns into the apathy and pain of divorce. The miracle of birth turns into the challenge of adult children struggling in life. The career highs turn into the search for purpose…

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