Category Archive: 'Single Mom Life'

The Single Mom & Not Throwing a Pity Party

Hate that.  We’ve all been there.  Walking around not realizing you’ve got something gross on our face, until someone finally points it out. As soon as you discover it, you wipe off the offensive item (sometimes you need a mirror to get it right) and try to walk through your last hour wondering who else […]

The Single Mom & The Ultimate Love Letter

Maybe your Valentine’s day is full of red roses and boxes of chocolate. Or maybe it’s full of disappointment and apathy. If this is the case, I’d like to try to change your attitude about it. Here’s a Valentine that might help.  It’s a love letter to you from God. Every line is a verse from the […]

The Single Mom & 3 Secrets to Survive Valentine’s Day (like a boss)!

You can survive Valentines Day like a boss no matter what your relationship status says! Maybe your Valentine’s day is full of red roses and boxes of chocolate. SWEET Or maybe it’s full of disappointment and apathy. If this is the case, I’d like to try to change your attitude about it. It’s all about your […]

The Single Mom & Self Care

It happened again.  NOOO!!!  It’s 2am.  I woke up on the couch at 2am, tv blaring, makeup still on, unfinished glass of wine by my side, and dragged my booty upstairs to my bed, only to move a child over, to make room for me so I can sleep 3 more hours getting kicked in […]

The Single Mom & Transition Day: 5 Tips to Put All at Ease

Transition Day: The wild roller coaster day where kids are swapped between non co-habitating parents. Are your kids crazy on that day too?! I realize all of us have different stories of how we arrived at single motherhood, and we all have different visitation schedules. For those of us who have visitation schedules with Dad […]

The Single Mom & The Second Chance

Dear fellow single mom, today, I want you to entertain this thought: “Allow your LACK, to propel you forward instead of hold you back” It sounds crazy doesn’t it?  Imagine your lack as the best thing that’s ever happened to you.  This is your second chance. I would like you to stop using the things […]

The Single Mom & The Vision for New Life

It’s time to create a vision for you life.  Yes, it may feel like your life just came crashing down and is a big stinking pile of dung, but let’s use that dung for what it’s best for, fertilizer for new growth. This unexpected turn in your life is not the death of you. If […]

In the Stable With Mary

Was it really a “silent night”? Listen to this perspective on what it would have been like for Mary on that first Christmas.  Poem by Beth Moore. Read by Amanda Carroll

The Single Mom’s Holiday Survival Guide

Oh no it’s here.  Christmas.   What do you do when your holiday celebrations no longer look like the dream you had always envisioned for your family?  You make a new dream. It’s supposed to be “the most wonderful time of year” but what do you do when you dread the “handoff” to Dad, when […]

The Single Mom & The Family Photo

Your picture perfect life is attainable, it’s just the contents of everyone’s picture is different. Celebrate who you are this holiday season and get your family photo taken. You will love looking back at it. This was the first family photo I had taken, 3 years into single motherhood. It’s been six years total now. […]