Breaking Up With Einstein

Today I write the saddest lines.  The boyfriend and I broke up.  I don't know how to make sense of what just happened.  Things were okay until I felt that we had to pull the plug. He is not a bad person, neither am I.  We're simply not good … [Continue reading]

Getting Over Being Dumped

In relationships, things could happen in the blink of an eye, either in a good or a bad way. So one moment you are still all lovey-dovey, and the next day you might already be waking up to the terrible fact that you’ve been dumped. You’re going … [Continue reading]

“WeChat Stick-It-To-Win-It PROMO: Your Movie Date is Free!”

During the time of our Neanderthal ancestors, whenever they pined away for someone, they'd look to the stars and make a silent wish to see them again.  In this day and age of technological advancement, we no longer have to turn to the heavens to … [Continue reading]

Wake Me Up BEFORE September Ends

These past couple of months, I feel I have been stuck in a dating coma of sorts.  I was under the impression that I was taking a proactive role in dating by signing up for this online dating site and going out with a handful of men every week or so. … [Continue reading]

Liver Love: When and How to Do a Detox

I wasn’t always like this.  Before I turned into this health-conscious, pepperrific mom, I did have my fair share of wild nights and drunken stupors.   Back in the day, I used to make it a habit to go out for a round or two of drinks after a … [Continue reading]

Keep Calm and Watch Movies

“What movie made you fall in love with watching movies?” Art imitates life.  Oscar Wilde would probably pelt me with rotten tomatoes, as I’m not really in a philosophical mood right now, so I’ll just hastily say that this means that art is … [Continue reading]

Book Feature: Because I Said So

The Pranayama breathing exercises I learned in the few yoga classes I went to are starting to prove to be really useful.  They help restore my emotional and mental balance in this harried and frenetic world known as single motherhood.  Because … [Continue reading]

20 Ways You Can Be the Best Friend Ever

The first time in my life when I felt like a celebrity was when I turned 18.  At my debut party, my closest friends from school surprised me with their a cappella rendition of James Taylor’s You’ve Got a Friend.  I thought that was really … [Continue reading]

Controlling Teens as Single Parents

Control is a key factor when raising a teen with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD). Why? Well, to begin with, things seem to feel as if they’re out of control. Then, there’s your attempts to remain in control of your teen and the defiant … [Continue reading]

Fashion Tips for Mom:  How to Look Fab in Your 50’s

Tears for Fears said that “Everybody Wants to Rule the World”.  Although not everyone would get the chance to launch a nuclear attack from the Air Force One, everybody has the chance to look stunning at any age- moms in their fifties, … [Continue reading]