Insecurity is the root of all evil

They say money is the root of all evil, right? So is insecurity. It is the wellspring of all things negative. Once it hits you, it takes control of every aspect of your personality, and in turn, affects your relationships. It seeks to destroy, … [Continue reading]

Shared custody: the good and the bad

I felt a slight pinch in my heart this afternoon as I walked my daughter to her father’s car, when he came over to pick her up for his weekend “visitation right”. That’s something I have to cope with each and every week. My ex-husband and I signed … [Continue reading]

What you need to know about Pepper

If I have been blessed with an angelic voice, I would definitely be singing Disney Aladdin’s “A Whole New World” to my heart’s content right now, as I feel that I have been transported to a new world of friendship and sisterhood.  Blogging has opened … [Continue reading]

First Day Jitters: How to Cope

This is one party I’m not enjoying at all. For several days now, butterflies have been fluttering about and partying like mad inside my stomach. Needless to say, this has caused me gastric discomfort at so many levels. Why am I nervous as hell? … [Continue reading]

How and when to introduce your kids to someone you’re seriously dating

You’ve been going out with this guy, er, man for quite some time now, and you feel you want to add a new dimension to your relationship by introducing him to your kid. Slow down, cowgirl! Letting your child in on your romantic endeavors is easier … [Continue reading]

How to help your child make friends

It's always a delight to witness our kid playing alone with his Lego blocks, as he unknowingly develops his creativity. They say that a child at play is seriously at work, so we do everything in our power to support our child as he plays. … [Continue reading]

Tips on Choosing a Good School Bag

With school opening just around the corner, our kids are getting helplessly excited once more. You could feel excitement in the air as they make a roll call of old friends they look forward to seeing again on the first day of school. As … [Continue reading]

144 (and more) Reasons to be Happy

There are four days left until the voting for Circle of Moms’ Top 25 Blogs on Single Parenting ends, and I am still reveling in the euphoria it has thus far brought me. It all began when I got an email from Circle of Moms, saying that my blog … [Continue reading]

Dating guide for single moms

Everybody deserves to be happy, and single mothers are no exception to this. Oftentimes, we pour all our energies into taking care of our kids, that we forget the very person we should first take care of- ourselves. Looking for love the second, or … [Continue reading]

5 Signs He Is Into You

Men are as undecipherable as the hieroglyphics of ancient Egypt. Their minds are a tough nut to crack, as they often find it difficult to express how they feel. Having said that, we women still fall head over high heels for them. Under the steady … [Continue reading]