From the category archives:

Forgiving the Ex

The wow factor.

April 26, 2009

My Ford Fiesta. I am absolutely divinely head over heels in love with my new ride.  I just got home last night but Benjamin and I were out and about all day cruising.  Now I’m wiped out.  I have a lot of video to edit, some posts to write and a secret self-induced single mama […]

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My imaginary husband

April 6, 2009

It’s been so long since I’ve had a husband, or even a steady boyfriend for that matter, that I now can only imagine what it would be like. There’s nothing tangible left, not even an old pair of boxer shorts. Just pictures like this one. At first, when Benjamin was just four-months-old, the memories of […]

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Houston…

January 8, 2009

My blog is her blog. And until she starts her own (which I think she may) Mia will be posting her story here. As most of you know my best friend Mia just found out four weeks ago that her boyfriend of 6 years and the father of her daughter is leaving. Two weeks later […]

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Eyelashes

December 27, 2008

All of Benjamin’s life people have commented on his eyelashes. “They’re from his father, ” I say. They are amazing. Like little butterfly wings. He also has his father’s body – his shoulders, his legs, his torso and even his little butt. But he has my smile, my eyes and my eyebrows. Like any mother, […]

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A Letter To the “Other Woman”:

December 23, 2008

Because it just has to be said. Last week I broke the news that my best friend Mia’s boyfriend and the father of her child is moving out. Catch up here if you missed it. Your responses were overwhelming and she read every one of them. Your thoughts, encouragement and advice meant the world to […]

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Ex-mas Etiquette

December 17, 2008

ingrid bergman kiss of death ingrid bergman kiss of death Too urgent for a video, and I want your input. Single Parent Dating Question #1 You know her as Tracy or Little Man’s Mom, she writes the blog A Brand New Day. I fell in love with Tracy the moment I discovered her blog because […]

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Don’t Let the Ex-Bugs Bite

December 14, 2008

ingrid bergman kiss of death ingrid bergman kiss of death Too urgent for a video, and I want your input. Single Parent Dating Question #1 You know her as Tracy or Little Man’s Mom, she writes the blog A Brand New Day. I fell in love with Tracy the moment I discovered her blog because […]

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Mr. [Blank] – Your turn…

October 30, 2008

My father loved bringing my mother breakfast in bed. He would also clean the dishes after dinner – every single night, even when he cooked. When he’d come home from work he’d seek her out, “Where is my beautiful wife?” “Upstairs Dad, ” we’d sigh. When he found her he’d scoop her up into a […]

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The Dirty Laundry.

October 23, 2008

Men, men, men. They certainly are falling from the sky lately. Leah, of Mama Dharma.net, a phenomenal single mom blog I just discovered, asked me what my secret was in her comment on my last post. And I have to answer because I think each and every one of you has the potential to unlock […]

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How Do I Get Over My Ex?

October 15, 2008

We all have one.  The man we let go… and shouldn’t have.  Mine is in South Korea. He moved there to there after we broke up and hasn’t come back since, aside from a few random visits. Once we met in Amsterdam – both of us are avid travelers – and once we met in […]

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