From the monthly archives:

August 2010

Single Moms Wanted for National TV

August 30, 2010

I have lost myself again. I am 10 pages deep into a journal from the 11th grade. I snap myself out of my self-induced memory trip, thank the cosmos for letting me survive high school, and then stuff the journal tightly into the last open space in the box. It fits perfectly next to the […]

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Something Missing

August 28, 2010

I have lost myself again. I am 10 pages deep into a journal from the 11th grade. I snap out of my self-induced memory trip, thank the cosmos for letting me survive high school, and stuff the journal tightly into the box. It fits perfectly next to the picture of my sister and I in […]

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Mr. Handsome

August 23, 2010

A confession from the depths of my Mommy secret chest. I think I am already jealous of the girl who gets to keep my Mr. Benjamin when he’s all grown up into a handsome, dashing and delightfully sweet gentleman. Is this normal? Will I outgrow this? Or, am I destined to be a mother who […]

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And so we shall

August 21, 2010

Your just a few minutes away from the juicy secrets I wouldn’t dare share on my blog. Check your e-mail now for details on downloading your copy of Ms. Single Mama Uncensored and enjoy! If you have any questions – please e-mail me at mssinglemama-at-gmail-dot-com. Thanks again! Your support means more than you know. Last […]

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Single Mom Manifesto

August 16, 2010

While basking in a few days off last week my mind went to wandering. Eventually I had a moment to sit and think about all of you and this blog, where it’s going and where it’s been; what it means to you and to me. I’ve been effectively avoiding the subject with myself, the subject […]

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Fire in the hole

August 12, 2010

“Are we still in Ohio?” Benjamin calls from the back seat. “Yes, we’re still in Ohio but we’re not in Columbus anymore. We’re almost to Athens. Your Daddy will be there, at the gas station in just a few minutes.” During our bi-weekly hand-offs I try to mask any emotion other than, of course, pure […]

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My Comfort Zone

August 11, 2010

Here’s the latest from Mia. If you missed the beginning of her story catch up here. But first, she’s been dating. And having a lot of fun but now that the adrenaline is wearing off she’s doing a lot introspection about her pattern – her comfort zone. My Comfort Zone (may be a speed zone) […]

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And the winner is…

August 10, 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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Not too shabby: a contest

August 4, 2010

A few things you should know. Fact: Being a mother makes it nearly impossible to conform to the rigidity of today’s corporate culture. I am buried in work. Buried does not mean drowning, nor does it mean ungrateful – it just means that I am swamped with the extremely fulfilling and exciting business of being […]

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Facts and figures.

August 3, 2010

Single Mom Moving Single Mom Moving We found a house, after making a million compromises along the way, it turns out–we didn’t have to compromise one thing. So, now we wait. We wait two months until the end of September when we move in and on. Already, just a few days into knowing what’s next […]

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