Single mama

My Divorce In No Way Defines ME!

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It always amazes me that when people hear that I am a divorced single parent they feel badly for me. I mean, why do people have to “feel sorry” for those of us that are divorced? But as it happens,…

Raising My Daughters as a Single Mother

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As many of you know by now, I am a single mother, and I have 2 amazing daughters.  My daughter Grace is a full-fledged teenager, and my daughter Nora has entered her tween years.  Our home is an all-female environment…

My Marriage is OVER…..What Now?

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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

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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…

Keep Calm and Keep Waiting…..

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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

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  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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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…

Life as a mom is busy and hectic

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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…