From the monthly archives:

August 2008

A love song?

August 29, 2008

I never loved nobody fully, always one foot on the ground. And by protecting my heart so truly, I got lost in the sounds… I hear in my mind all of these voices. I hear in my mind all of these words. I hear in my mind all of this music. And it breaks my [...]

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Speechless…

August 28, 2008

Just wanted to take a moment to remind everyone that tonight the first candidate raised by a single mother will accept his nomination for President of the United States of America.

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Denmark, Part 2

August 27, 2008

I wasn’t expecting an extremely romantic vacation that would rock my world. I was expecting a vacation filled with many long days of shopping and sight seeing followed by long nights of dancing, drinking and sorted drunken debauchery. If romance happened, it would happen…  We saw castles. We saw canons. We took a ferry into [...]

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Mommy’s Maintenance Man

August 27, 2008

Pronunciation: mommy’s \ˈmānt-nən(t)s man Function: noun 1. A man a single mother calls for any repairs around the house or in the bedroom. 2. Crucial for single mom survival. 3. Can be boyfriend, lover, ex-boyfriend, neighbor or friend with benefits. 4. Term is only used as a joke between adults (usually the maintenance man and [...]

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Denmark, Part 1

August 24, 2008

The first round of pictures from my trip to Denmark, for your viewing pleasure.

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On Forgiveness…

August 24, 2008

I was with him for almost four years. The shockingly handsome stranger at the Modest Mouse concert became my boyfriend, my soulmate, my partner in crime. We were the couple that made everyone sick: kissing in pubs, giggling silently at parties, rubbing legs at hockey games. We were young and tall and full of potential, partying into the wee hours and exchanging drunken pledges, until two unexpected blue lines changed my life. But not his.

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Single Parent Boot Camp

August 23, 2008

You all know being a single parent is one of the toughest obstacle courses life can throw at you… and one of my favorite single dads and friend Jim Everson agreed to write about his first few months in Single Parent Boot Camp.

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How to get over a break up.

August 22, 2008

Jane Wonder, the author of One Date Wonder (a personal favorite of mine) isn’t a single mom but she is a dating expert. I love her blog because she’s brutally honest about her emotions including the ups and downs of falling in love and breaking up. Here’s her take on how best to recover from a break up.

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How to Spot a Jerk

August 21, 2008

When you’re a dating single mom there is arguably, nothing worse than being hurt by a man. Sometimes that hurt is unintentional. We both enter into the relationship or fling with the best of intentions. But sometimes a jerk sneaks in and shatters your world. One of my favorite single moms in the blogosphere, QT Mama, has some tips on how to spot a jerk in the wild.

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A Single Mom, Madly in Love

August 20, 2008

My dearest blogging friend, Morgan (aka Modern Single Momma) – the co-founder of iHeartSingleParents.com – has fallen madly in love. When she first told me about her Man in Moseley I was skeptical, the voice or rational reason and then I saw these pictures of the two of them together and got tingles down my spine. This is the real deal… and I couldn’t be happier for her. Here she tells us what it’s like to be a single mom in love.

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