From the monthly archives:

July 2010

Where did my baby go?

July 31, 2010

John took Benjamin out for the morning, they’re using the first ten dollars he’s ever earned ($4.00 from last night’s Lemonade stand with Sydney, and $5.00 from today’s chores) to buy a toy. I’m here at home organizing boxes and boxes of baby clothes, sorting them by age. All of them are a mess, tossed […]

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Out with the old

July 25, 2010

I am going to take a break from blogging while I write my Single Mom Manifesto. Who wants to volunteer to write a guest post? I am going to take a break from blogging while I write my Single Mom Manifesto. Who wants to volunteer to write a guest post? We found a house, after […]

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Must Read, Must Link, Must Play

July 23, 2010

Before I publish another post (on the way), take a minute to a) Read this amazing blog I discovered. Old Fart, Young Tart I love her thoughts on Prince Charming and “romance” like this one, “It is, of course, a completely hopeless scenario. We women are never going to meet a man who is a […]

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Single Mom Beauty Tip: Clean Face

July 20, 2010

Remember my single mom beauty tips from back in the day? Well, after such a heavy and incredibly exciting post as the last I’ve been sitting here stewing, completely at a lost as to what to write next. I mean what can compare to a virtual engagement announcement? This morning as I wiped my face […]

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Love, true and sure.

July 12, 2010

On Friday afternoon, after we’d dropped Benjamin off  at his father’s we headed uptown for lunch. I had completely forgotten about the potential proposal, at mercy to my growling stomach. John found a parking spot in front of Casa Nueva and O’ Betty’s on one of Athens’ brick-lined streets. The same streets he and I […]

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Expectations

July 8, 2010

A few months ago, at a dinner I couldn’t believe I had been invited to, my friend Leigh told me about the sequel to Eat, Pray, Love – Elizabeth Gilbert’s latest, Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage. “I admit, it’s even got me thinking,” she said, raising one of her delicate eyebrows and trying […]

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Woman’s Day

July 6, 2010

My essay is out. Find it in the August issue of Woman’s Day. Pick one up the old-fashioned way or read it online. I’m a bit partial to the print version and while reading the last few paragraph’s out loud to John Bear in the car as soon as I found my copy, I actually […]

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Third time’s the charm

July 3, 2010

We have an offer in on another house, our third. John and I have looked at over 30 homes and have found each other, on more than one occasion, at the brink of pure frustration and exasperation – leading me to believe that home buying is up there with one of the most stressful experiences […]

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