From the monthly archives:

December 2008

My New Year’s Wish

December 30, 2008

Just floating thoughts in my head of what makes a man sexy (to a single mom, and therefore eventually to all women because most of us will be mothers). This man, by the way, is a figment of my imagination. And while I have dated different men who possessed at least one or more of […]

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What makes him so irresistible?

December 29, 2008

Just floating thoughts in my head of what makes a man sexy (to a single mom, and therefore eventually to all women because most of us will be mothers). This man, by the way, is a figment of my imagination. And while I have dated different men who possessed at least one or more of […]

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Sweet Nothings

December 29, 2008

Christine Coppa of Glamour.com’s Storked! recently finished her memoir on becoming a single mother and the title? Rattled! Very appropriate, don’t you think? Order your advanced copy here. Like me, Christine, was 26 when she found out she was pregnant. Three months later her boyfriend made it clear he didn’t want to be a part […]

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Eyelashes

December 27, 2008

All of Benjamin’s life people have commented on his eyelashes. “They’re from his father, ” I say. They are amazing. Like little butterfly wings. He also has his father’s body – his shoulders, his legs, his torso and even his little butt. But he has my smile, my eyes and my eyebrows. Like any mother, […]

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Merry Christmas!

December 24, 2008

  Without you I would be a nutcase right now. Seriously. So I wish you all a very Merry Christmas. And let’s not dwell on the fact that we’re single. Just think of all of the miserably married couples – the couples we used to be – they’re probably fighting right now, over the kids […]

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A Letter To the “Other Woman”:

December 23, 2008

Because it just has to be said. Last week I broke the news that my best friend Mia’s boyfriend and the father of her child is moving out. Catch up here if you missed it. Your responses were overwhelming and she read every one of them. Your thoughts, encouragement and advice meant the world to […]

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How to Date a Single Mom, Part 6

December 21, 2008

The other night on Twitter (my new addiction) I stumbled across an interesting Tweet from a guy named Seth. Then I clicked through to his blog and felt like I’d slipped into the world of my male alter-ego. If I were a dude and childless, I think I’d be him. I immediately asked him for […]

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My Kick Ass Christmas Contest!

December 20, 2008

1. They poop their pants. 2. They run but they can’t hide. 3. They can’t hear or choose not to listen. 4. They always want to get into mommy’s bed 5. They need someone to remind them to eat 6. They tell you they love you ALL of the time. 7. They smack you with […]

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Being Social

December 18, 2008

Sometimes everything catches up with me. Dating Mr. Man took the wind out of me on a number of levels, namely on my schedule. I barely have enough extra time in the day as it is. On top of my full-time job I write this blog and a few others. It’s my choice. And I […]

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Ex-mas Etiquette

December 17, 2008

ingrid bergman kiss of death ingrid bergman kiss of death Too urgent for a video, and I want your input. Single Parent Dating Question #1 You know her as Tracy or Little Man’s Mom, she writes the blog A Brand New Day. I fell in love with Tracy the moment I discovered her blog because […]

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