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]

The One About Love (Or Lack Thereof!)

I can’t help it.  Toni Braxton’s Breathe Again- alternating with Color Me Badd’s All for Love- keeps playing inside my head.  Apart from the obvious fact that I’m stuck in a music time warp, I just feel that I’m in a non-Barry … [Continue reading]

Your Kids Don’t Come First

Change is good.  It always is.  And I have to say that I just recently had an epiphany of sorts, and it has altered the way I think and feel in ways I could only previously imagine. I feel that I have always been overly dependent on my daughter. … [Continue reading]

Wall Hooks: DIY Project In Clear Steps

People always want to improve their homes and make them attractive, pleasant to spent time in and very welcoming. To do so, everyone pays attention to small details, in order to add a lovely touch to a room. Details are indeed important and the best … [Continue reading]

Stencilling: Clear Step-by-step Guide

      Stencilling is a wonderful technique for creating designs and styles with the use of a perforated tool. Pictures and letters can be imprinted onto walls, paper, cloths and other types of materials. This method is widely used to … [Continue reading]

DIY Invisible Book Shelves in 4 Clear and Easy Steps

If you are into books, you'll probably like the idea of invisible shelves. It is a very smart and elegant way to arrange your books without wooden or metal shelves taking up all the available space. It looks very beautiful and organised and a bit... … [Continue reading]

Single Parenting and Defiance in Teens

Oftentimes, teens tend to be a bit defiant by nature. But, there are those who seem to be more rebellious than usual. If this is your teen, he/she may be suffering from Oppositional Defiant Disorder, also known as ODD. These teens often thrive on … [Continue reading]