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Single Moms with (a few) Answers

February 17, 2016

My single mom friend and blogger, Emma Johnson, is such an inspiration. I met her years ago at the 2012 BlogHer conference. At the time, she was just about to begin her own blog on being a single mother. Flash forward to today and she has tens of thousands of readers and is still a […]

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Hello, my lovelies.

August 30, 2014

It’s been a while. How are you, my beautiful readers? So many of you are still here, finding this blog at the start of your journey as a single mom as you type in a search term looking for answers and support. Know that I miss you always, think of you constantly and wish I […]

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The big announcement…

May 17, 2013

We have some rather big news, coming in a teeny, tiny package. More details on Beauty and the Biker.  xoxo Alaina

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Love from a reader and another single mom.

March 15, 2013

I love hearing from you, my readers. I receive so many, it is hard to respond to all of them. Know that I do try. This email from Madison had to be shared. The fact that my blog helps all of you feel more confident, empowered, and inspired fills me with so much hope and […]

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How do you let go? On shared custody.

February 20, 2013

One of the most challenging aspects of single motherhood, or single parenthood, is adjusting to shared custody. In many cases, as mine was until recently, you are legally obligated to send your child into your ex-spouse’s home regardless of whether or not your gut instinct is screaming at you that something is just “not right” […]

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A New Relationship: How to Tell the Kids

January 13, 2013

My single mama friend called me last night. “Hey lady, I really need your advice on something,” she sounded fearful and scared. I thought the worst. Maybe she and her new man were breaking up. “Charles and I are definitely going to get engaged,” they just know – as Seth and I did- that they […]

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Which is worse? Single motherhood or an unhappy marriage?

December 9, 2012

This is a question I have attempted to address head on in several past posts. But now that I am blogging here less frequently and spending all of my blogging energy on Beauty and the Biker, I wanted to leave a post up for a while that would spark comments and hopefully a vibrant discussion. […]

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New Leaf Necklaces (the Next Generation)

November 18, 2012

Designed by me this time, inspired by you.  The new leaf necklaces are upgraded and made with pure sterling silver and 14K gold charms. And from what I can tell, the only jewelry created just for single mothers. We all wear them together and I believe they give us strength and inspiration. Even if we […]

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When do you give up on single mom dating?

November 4, 2012

Here’s an interesting question from a Facebook fan. This question, by the way, could have come from me a few years ago, or from many single mom friends I know who are struggling with dating right now. The question is from Sarah, a dating single mom… Alright, I’m about to give up! I’ve done the […]

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New Leaf Jewelry

October 15, 2012

I’m bringing it back. But I need your input… click here and chime in.      

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