A Letter to all Newly Single Parents

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a single parent? When I was married, I often wondered how single parents coped and managed on their own with no back-up. And then, with no warning or time to plan, I myself…

Letters from Camp

“Dear Mommy and Daddy, Now I only cry at night. I miss you so much that it hurts inside of me.” That was one of the letters that I sent to my parents during my first summer at sleep-away camp….

My Marriage is OVER…..What Now?

My marriage is over…..what now? Is this a question that you would ever imagine asking yourself?  It certainly wasn’t for me. I never imagined that it would be ME. I had never thought that my marriage would end and that…

The Power of Gratitude

I recently participated in a 7-day gratitude challenge.  A friend of mine nominated me, and the directions were quite simple.  I had to post 3 things a day, for seven days, for which I was grateful.  I also was required…

Summer Camp Rocks!

At this time of year, with summer camp only a few short days away, I always find myself reflecting upon my own experiences at camp.  I started my camping career at the very young age of 2 years old.  One…

Keep Calm and Keep Waiting…..

There are so many quotes about patience and waiting…..   “Good Things Come To Those Who Wait” happens to be a favorite of mine.  Perhaps this  is because I spend so very much of my time waiting for people and…

This Is What I Have Learned

  There are moments in motherhood that take our breath away.  There are the lovely moments, like when we hear our children giggle, when we feel the warmth of a hug and a wet sloppy kiss or just the everyday mother-child…

Spring Break, Single Mama Style

So let me give to you straight and honest – I AM TIRED! Motherhood, for most of us, is an exhausting experience.   The early mornings, late evenings, and on-going day to day activities can leave most moms feeling both physically…

Being a Single Mother

As a single mother there are two things that people often ask me: “How do you manage to do everything by yourself” and “Isn’t it hard to be alone all of the time?”

The Truth About Speed Bumps

Lately my life seems to be filled with lots of twists, turns, and obstacles. It’s natural that with our busy and often non-stop routines we are bombarded with a multitude of daily challenges – some of which can be compared…

Single Mama’s Favorite Things

Until now I have blogged mostly about single motherhood and divorce.  I am however more than just a single mom.  It is one of my most visible titles, but being a single mama isn’t the only important part of who…

The “D” Word

Lately I find myself surrounded by DIVORCE.  It seems that everywhere I look the dreaded “d” word crops up.  Every magazine I read seems to have countless stories about people divorcing.  Every television series showcases at least one divorced couple.

The Mom Taxi

While driving my car the other day, it struck me how very frequently I am driving from one place to another.  You see, a very big role that I play in my life is that of  TAXI DRIVER.  I spend…

Mommy remote

Life as a mom is busy and hectic

Life as a Mom is busy and hectic.  Life as a Single Mom is exponentially busy and hectic.  The lunches, carpools, schedules, laundry, social directing, and daily adventures keep Moms constantly on the go, and as a result we often…