From the monthly archives:

December 2008

My New Year’s Wish

December 30, 2008

My New Year’s wish! Tell me who you are. I want to “meet” as many of you as I can. So leave a comment and introduce yourself. Please, dear lurkers, please come out of the closet. You can leave a comment anonymously. I promise I won’t bite. If there’s anything you want me to write […]

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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

Mr. Man is still sending them to me, in letters and in voicemails. He misses me and wants to do whatever he can to get back into our lives. I do miss him but I just can’t. Besides he’s far, far away now – off on that rocket ship – so we have some time […]

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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 Christmas […]

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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

Because healthy teeth rock and so does Christmas… Prize #1: The smartest toothbrush you’ll ever meet. An Oral-B Triumph 9900 with Smart Guide Wireless Technology. The nice people at Oral-B heard about how much I love my Panasonic and thought they’d try to convert me to the new Triumph. I said – sure I’ll try […]

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Being Social

December 18, 2008

I have to get back out there. It’s been months now since I’ve gone out solo. Nights on the town used to be my forte back in the childless days. I’d come home from work, spend the evening taking a beauty nap and then pop up at 9:00 p.m. ready to hit the city lights, […]

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Ex-mas Etiquette

December 17, 2008

A holiday question about our ex-men. Do you buy them presents from the kids? I will not be buying my ex-husband, Benjamin’s father, a Christmas present from myself. I think that’s a given. But what about a gift from Benjamin to his dad? Just shy of three, Benjamin still doesn’t really get the concept of […]

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