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Reader Stories: What to Do When You Are a Struggling Single Mom?

Sometimes the words single mom and struggle seems to mean the same thing. It’s hard to say one without thinking about the other. Everyday I read/hear about single moms who are struggling to make ends meet. I have been there and know how hard it...
by Rich Single Momma on Jan 14, 2013

Mountain Goggles

Everest Base Camp the Lazy Way Day 15-16 – Gorak Shep to Pheriche When I awake, it feels that winter has really hit. Fat, soft snowflakes are drifting down, the earth a morass of white and grey, the sky like dirty cottonwool. As we descend thro...
by Travels with a Nine Year Old on Jan 12, 2013

Online Dating For Dummies

Online Dating For Dummies – YouTubeThis is a fun video we threw together called "Online Dating for Dummies" that explores what happens when two dummies (literally) are matched together on zero dimensions of … View Video Use Case &...
by On Line Dating on Dec 30, 2012

Parenting Can be Overwhelming

If one makes a list of some of the most difficult jobs to do in the world, then parenting should definitely feature in that list, probably at the top of the list.
by WisieForKids Blog on Dec 19, 2012

ZENOBIA – Armageddon

        Band: Zenobia   Di bentuk pada tahun: 2002   Album: Armageddon   Tanggal Rilis: 12 Desember 2012   Type: Full Length Album   Negara: Spanyol (Logroño, La Rioja)   Genre: Heavy / Power Metal &...
by Metal Is Power on Dec 6, 2012

Mrs. Shrek? Fiona says YES.

We’re engaged. We’re thrilled. The boys were part of the proposal, and were dancing about the house wrapped in each others arms singing; “We’re engaged! We’re engaged!” His family is equally thrilled. More to come,...
by Mama C and the Boys on Nov 29, 2012

My Life Plans As of Right Now

I read a book called Wealth within Your Reach: Pera Mo Palaguin Mo by Francisco J. Colayco. The book mentions a study on people who wrote down their financial plans and those who didn’t. The researchers checked in on these people after 20 ye...
by Age of the Diary on Nov 26, 2012

Hey Singlelistas! Would You Date Someone with Children? Dating an Instant Family

Are you open to step-kids and a blended family? Hey Rockstars, You’re single and on the dating scene. Good for you! Suppose you come upon the perfect match, but this match is a single parent with a ready-made family? Are you still interested? A...

My Life Plans As of Right Now

I read a book called Wealth within Your Reach: Pera Mo Palaguin Mo by Francisco J. Colayco. The book mentions a study on people who wrote down their financial plans and those who didn’t. The researchers checked in on these people after 20 ye...
by Age of the Diary on Nov 26, 2012

Book Review: Raising Great Kids on Your Own

This past weekend, The Ex and I had a miscommunication about where we were meeting on Saturday. Even though I had confirmed it the night before. The end result was no big deal really. It just resulted in a harried 20 minutes and Madeline being a bit...
by Sweetnicks on Oct 23, 2012

Where am I? Where I am.

I’ve been feeling a little unplaced the last few weeks. Journeying between my rich old life and this rich new one. We say old to mean the past, the former, what we no longer have or do: Our old house, our old dog, our old job. My “oldR...
by Mama C and the Boys on Oct 23, 2012

Bali — A GREAT Place to Lose a Child

When it comes to places to lose a child, I can confirm that Bali beats the hell out of Bulgaria and the UK. It’s not that I make a habit of losing children. Admittedly, I did once misplace someone else’s in the course of a sleepover. And...
by Travels with a Nine Year Old on Oct 21, 2012

Does All of Romney’s Knowledge of Women & Families Come From the 1950′s

I missed last nights debate so I have been playing catch up.  I came across this article on Mother Jones.  Mark Follman’s article is largely built around this statement form Mitt Romney: But let me mention another thing, and that is parents.
by The Political Social Worker on Oct 17, 2012

Does All of Romney’s Knowledge of Women & Families Come From the 1950′s

I missed last nights debate so I have been playing catch up.  I came across this article on Mother Jones.  Mark Follman’s article is largely built around this statement form Mitt Romney: But let me mention another thing, and that is parents.
by The Political Social Worker on Oct 17, 2012

And This Is No Way To Recuperate…

It’s a cliché to say “My heart bleeds…” but there’s a sharp heart pain as we wheel Zac up to the ward, still teary eyed. The porter physically lifts him from his gurney and deposits him into his bed. I’ve never had surger...
by Travels with a Nine Year Old on Oct 6, 2012

Tips for Single Parents Attending Dating Events Facilitated by a Matchmaking Service

Attending singles events facilitated by a matchmaking service enables single parents to not only get back into the dating scene, but also find it easier to connect with other single parents looking to date and revive their love life. However, certain...
by Free Articles Directory on Oct 3, 2012

Things in flight, and the boots under the table

It’s been, uh, let’s say rather full around here. Kindergarten is big. It is about as demanding a shift on a little guy as it gets. A thousand new things to learn how to do well. Add a a zillion hundred new names of your new friends. Take...
by Mama C and the Boys on Sep 23, 2012

Pity, party of one, your table is ready.

I'll warn you right now before you read any further. I'm having a pity party and you're invited, but only if you bring a gift. Like a tube of silver lining. Or perhaps a small jar of optimism. Or maybe a side of bright to look upon. Whatever ya got...
by Writing - It's My Thing on Sep 5, 2012

Co-Hosting “Succeeding as a Single Parent Talk” @The Motherhood

I am excited to announce that I will be one of the co-hosts for “Succeeding as  a Single Parent” Talk on the The Motherhood about the joys, challenges, and successes of single parenting  along with Host Issa Mas (singlemamanyc.com) a...
by NYC Single Mom on Aug 27, 2012

his vase, my flowers

His vase. Flowers from my garden. His chair. My table. Our new home. Shrek is moving in. My chest seizes. My breath slows. Surrender I’m told. Don’t think I haven’t heard that before. I don’t know how to depend on anyone. Exce...
by Mama C and the Boys on Aug 26, 2012


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