How to Celebrate Your Birthday: Single Mom Style

Age, they say, is just a number. In my case, it’s a number that has grown bigger again. I have definitely outgrown rainbow-colored, helium-rich balloons and birthday clowns doing pathetic acts. If you’re a single mom- or any mom, for that matter- … [Continue reading]

This Post Is Brought To You By a Sentimental Fool

I have to admit, I am that fool.  Whenever I spend fun times with two of the most important people in my life, I can’t help but keep replaying every moment in my head.  My brain hasn’t kept up with the times, though, so it still is in video … [Continue reading]

This One’s For Him

DISCLAIMER:  Be warned that this post is high in cheese content.  If you cannot stand any more mozzarella or cheddar, then leave now.  Otherwise, read on and witness how this particular post rates high in the cheesiness scale.  I’m not … [Continue reading]

Helpful Financial Tips for Single Moms

Single moms don’t have it easy when it comes to finances.  It’s a cold hard fact that we provide for our kids out of our own pockets.  Well, if you’re lucky enough to have been blessed with deep pockets, or if you regularly get a fat sum of … [Continue reading]

Top 5 Single Mom Skills

A single mom’s- or any mom’s, for that matter- parenting resume would certainly stretch for miles, what with all the skills she has mastered over time. From nappy-changing to burping to giving advice to your daughter on her first heartbreak, we … [Continue reading]

Co-parenting for Dummies- Like Myself

One of the things a divorced single mom has to contend with is co-parenting. In layman’s terms, it means sharing custody of your kid with your ex. In pepperrific terms, it means sacrificing a fun Barbie-primping session with my daughter on a rainy … [Continue reading]

Timing is Everything

It’s a skill I have yet to fully master.  Even at my age, I still seem to not know when the timing is right to start an argument with Mr. Significant Other.  Men do hate confrontation, so going down that road definitely means treading on … [Continue reading]

My Top 5 Dreams for My Daughter

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Wish I may, wish I might… have these wishes I wish tonight: That she’ll be Botox-free.  Ok, maybe a nose job is acceptable in my book, but nothing over-the-top.  Going under the knife to enhance her physical features is ok with me, if done … [Continue reading]

Marriage-Saving Tip: Kill Him With Kindness

Though the title may have a homicidal tone to it, this post is anything but.  That’s a line I’m borrowing from someone close to me.   I’m going to call her C.  Her marriage was on the brink of destruction, but luckily things turned out for … [Continue reading]

How a 5-year Old Influences a Thirty-something

Don’t be fooled by their diminutive size, but a preschooler can manage to influence her parents in so many ways. In my case, my pint-sized five-year old always does Jedi mind tricks on me. So well in fact, that she would make Darth Vader proud. … [Continue reading]