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]

Soulmates R Us

Wouldn’t it be absolutely convenient if you could simply hop on our car and drive to the nearest Soulmates R Us outlet to find yourself the man of your dreams?   All you need to do is scour the aisles for a man whose specifications match yours … [Continue reading]

The Dog Ate My Blog Post!

I have to admit that back in the day, I was one of those who avidly subscribed to the age-old excuse "The dog ate my homework!". It has seen me through my schooldays, so I guess to some degree, it has been quite effective. Now, for lack of a … [Continue reading]

A Single Mom’s Kryptonite

Sans the cape, skin-tight leotards, and underwear worn as outerwear, single parents are known to be superheroes in their own right. They may not have the power to bend steel bars with their bare hands or become invisible in the face of danger, but … [Continue reading]