From the monthly archives:

February 2012

With children piled high.

February 27, 2012

It’s bedtime. We are finished reading. (I am obsessed with a few new books [new to us]. This one, this one and this one.) At first we had some growing pains. Benjamin jealous of my time or attention, particularly at bedtime, to the other children. And now, he is changing, accepting and truly loving our [...]

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A question about your ex.

February 18, 2012

I am at my friend’s house. We met this summer through another single mother. She is always glowing, with long red hair, bright eyes and an infectious smile. At the time she was married. Now, she is single… she discovered, that after seven years, he was living a double life, having an affair. and, incidentally, [...]

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A love letter.

February 14, 2012

I don’t tell you how often I love you. But, I should. Because without you, I wouldn’t be here. When I left him, I left you. And while Athens was my refuge, you were here waiting for me to come back. And when I did – we flourished, little Benjamin and I. The reasons? I [...]

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When the children wonder.

February 6, 2012

As a single parent, one of the things we fear the most are questions from the children. Now, later, then, when… It’s the chord that hits all of us the deepest and our haters use them against us with bottomless and threats that come from inexperience and lack of understanding. The worst one being, “you [...]

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And then he sings…

February 2, 2012

So, when he’s not working or chasing his kids around, Mr. Mister (or Seth, as you’ll find out in this video) is a singer/songwriter. He wrote this song during his separation. And I think, all of us single parents – moms and dads – can relate. I had to share and took this video during [...]

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Pinterest Rocks

February 2, 2012

Follow my Single Mom boards on Pinterest NOTE: I just discovered Pinterest and will be adding to these as I go. But we can file away everything we find that inspires us, motivates us or pushes our fashion senses. Just click on the links to follow my boards or follow me to find everything I [...]

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From the feet of babes.

February 1, 2012

A contest is on the other side.

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