Single parenthood can be a confusing world to navigate. Just when I thought I was starting to figure my world out, my five-year-old son dropped the bomb that he was going to have two moms! You can imagine my surprise upon hearing this, as his dad and his now step-mom had only been dating for a few months. When your child has a new parent - a step-parent - a … [Read more...] about Accepting the Step: When Your Child Has a New Parent
As single moms, our budgets can be stretched pretty thin. Often our own wardrobe budget is last on the list of necessities, and the first cost to be cut when we are tightening our purse strings. Fashion plays an important role in our self confidence, and you do not want to short change yourself in that department. I have found ways to make staying fashionable on a budget easy, … [Read more...] about Single Fashionable Mom
The economy isn't fantastic right now, we all know that. As moms, and more so as single moms, we make decisions that will affect our families financially...hopefully for the better!Just over a year ago I made a decision that was going to help me financially, and it ended up benefiting my son and I in more ways than one. I moved into a home with another single parent and his … [Read more...] about What Are You Doing to Save Money?
A few months ago my amazing boyfriend proposed to me while we were on a white water rafting trip. I thought we were headed that direction, but never did I anticipate him proposing while we were camping! Throughout these last few months of announcing the engagement, there has been one overwhelmingly popular question after "What's the date?" And … [Read more...] about No longer a single mom?
Dating is hard. Period. I'm not saying that it isn't worth it, I am just saying that it is hard no matter who you are or where you are at in life. And as a single mom, dating gets a lot more difficult. Over the years I have found a few ways to make the dating experience a little easier to manage.Before a Date...I have always found it easier to be up front about the fact that I … [Read more...] about Advice for Single Moms Dating…