Hey 2020, don’t let the door hit you in the ass!! Though 2020 is a year I think the majority of us would rather “not count”, the reality is if we are lucky enough to be here, we survived — some of us more banged up than others.

I personally…

My ex husband and I attended the University of Florida so having Gators as our cake toppers seemed fitting. When I was cleaning out my closet, I found them broken.

This blog was originally written more than five years ago (a few months after I separated from my ex-husband). I have now been divorced for more than three years and work with many divorcing clients. …

My 18 year old daughter at the airport with all of her suitcases checking them to fly to college.

One year ago today, I wrote a version of this letter to my oldest daughter for her to open en route from San Diego to Boston for her freshman year of college.

This is a condensed version of my “momisms” — some shared through the years and others were those…

Six years ago I knew Silver Linings Transitions was the work I was meant to be doing. The whole business “came to me”. I was working part time at a cancer foundation when my good friend, Heidi Loren, told me about a friend of hers running an eBay business helping…

This was the cake topper from my own wedding. Coincidentally, I found it broken while clearing out the closet.

When he came back, she accepted him and when they celebrated their “50th” Anniversary more than 20 years later, she jokingly referred to it as “fifty years with time off for ‘bad behavior’”.

​My grandmother’s sense of humor but also the reality that love could be repaired and mistakes could…

Jami Goldfarb Shapiro

Jami is a single mom to three girls ages 19, 17 and 12, and the founder of Silver Linings Transitions, specializing in relocation and home organization.

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