Category Archive: 'Single Mom Life'

The Single Mom & The Support You Deserve

You deserve a man willing to put aside his own finish line in order to help you get to yours. To live The Single Mom life well, you need to build your support system, I like to call it your Tribe!  If you have a strong tribe around you, you won’t put up with anyone treating […]

The Single Mom & The Ex.

How to Choose Dignity in an Undignified Situation Ugh, we just got into another fight. What is it about planning a holiday visitation with your kids that always seems to cause stress, anger, resentment, and well I’ll just be honest childish behavior?! I want to do better. I have to do better. I’m learning that […]

The Single Mom & The Most Important Thing

The single most important thing I want you to know as a single mom:  You are a whole family. You are not missing something, you are not lacking, you are not incomplete, you are not broken, you are important, and you have a legacy to build.  Don’t. Give. Up. Question:  What do you want people […]

Letters to the Single Mom & The Married Mom on Mother’s Day

Dear Single Mom, He sees you.  He sees you stay up late to finish your laundry so your son has his favorite shirt to wear to school tomorrow. He sees you as you finish work, rush home to get your daughter to dance class, and collapse at night on the coach too tired to drag your […]

The Single Mom, Envy & #blessed

“Really?! She had to say #blessed with a picture of her Tiffany Pearls from her adoring husband?  If I see one more anniversary photo captioned something about living life with my best friend and a #blessed I am deactivating my Facebook account!!!!” Woah, that was ugly! Those were my inner thoughts while sifting through my […]

The Girl Who Dreamed of a Cure & Red Heels

She’s just a little girl.  She is laying in a hospital bed waiting for a surgery that’s happening too late.  Well, better late then never I guess.  While she’s laying in that bed she’s thinking about what it will be like to finally be able to walk normally like all the other girls at school. […]

The Single Mom & The Struggle

The life of a full time single mom feels like a constant struggle, like a track full of hurdles that you have to complete every day, and you start the race already tired. It’s like living on the edge of chaos every day. One slip, one hurdle knocked over, has a domino effect. Boom everything […]

The Single Mom & The New Wife

Pigs are flying.  I’m just saying.  Somewhere, it’s possible that pigs have grown wings and are fluttering around like butterflies after what happened this weekend. It was my oldest daughter, Emily’s 10th birthday. She requested a manicure party at home.  Now this sounds like a pretty easy thing, except a party at home means that […]

Cautionary Tale: 10 NEW Rules for Dating as a Single Mom

Are you ready to revolutionize your relationships? This blog might shock you. It’s the blog I’ve always wanted to write and never had the guts to, until now. Forgive me if your jaw drops, or if you get angry with me at first, just keep reading. Promise? Okay. I’m about to get very real… I […]

What if You said, “NO”?

I might have said “no.” If so, what would my conversation be like tonight with God if I would have lied and said “NO, I’m not a Christian” As I said a prayer for the victims  and families of the shooting at Umpqua Community College and began wondering, did some lie? Did they tell the truth? […]