From the monthly archives:

August 2010

Single Moms Wanted for National TV

August 30, 2010

Single Moms Wanted #1 Are you a recently or soon-to-be divorced mom? Are you currently going through a divorce? If so, a nationally-syndicated daytime talk show wants to hear from you ASAP. They’re hoping to follow your journey as you deal with your children, finances, friendships, family and dating. By participating, you can inspire and […]

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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

I stopped counting at 150. Your names. So many of you wanting a hand in this beautiful book. Instead of downloading the XML form I just counted by hand with my cursor, arrowing down. One. Two. Three. Up to 20 and then 50. So, 50 on one page and there are three more, at least […]

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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

Out of 185 comments (who knew a free dress giveaway would beat my engagement announcement and my hate letter post in comments) chose June Bug.

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Not too shabby: a contest

August 4, 2010

Time for another contest. This one is going to be your favorite ever – just a hunch. Because it has my sexy single mamas and their fashion sense in mind. Click to read more for details.

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Facts and figures.

August 3, 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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