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Single Mom Survival Tools

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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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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At the start

April 13, 2010

I have been so wrapped up in my own happiness lately – with my work, with John, with Benjamin (and not necessarily in that order, fluctuates with the day or more often, the time of day) – that I have lost sight of why I started this blog in the first place. A few weeks […]

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Secrets, Secrets

July 16, 2009

The secret is out. And inside of this secret are all of my secrets. Ms. Single Mama Uncensored is an eBook dishing all of the juicy stories behind the stories on my blog. And believe me, I’ve left a lot out. Like what really happened with Mr. Man, the reason my fling with Cabin Man […]

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Big Things

June 16, 2009

Big things, I tell ya, big things. I can’t even begin to thank you all enough. Really. Your passion for my little life is quite extraordinary, and as more and more readers join us (many of them not even single moms) I’m thinking that this blog is transforming into a story for everyone.  Something I’ve […]

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Single Mom Friday Zen, II

March 27, 2009

Buy yourself something.  Every once in a while, buying yourself a big present is totally okay. Especially when – nearly three years later – you’ve paid off the massive debt you assumed when you realized your bankrupt ex-husband’s credit card was also in your name.  If you do splurge, pass on the fancy jeans and […]

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His first and his last.

March 18, 2009

Because today was Benjamin’s first and his last third birthday and because I didn’t buy him a single present in Austin I spent my lunch break on a mission. My mission was to buy everything I would need to transform his room from a nursery/toddler room…  [Click to continue, although, be warned – there are […]

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Saved by the men.

March 7, 2009

One perk to not having a husband (there are a few) is having cute guy friends to call when you need help. Like my friend Justin. We met over one year ago in the park. He was there with his son, not his biological son though. Turns out he had fallen in love with a […]

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Whispers in the trees (and some sex).

January 27, 2009

Sex and single moms. It’s not an easy line to walk but I think this advice for single moms dating will help.

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Being Social

December 18, 2008

I have to get back out there. It’s been months now since I’ve gone out solo. Nights on the town used to be my forte back in the childless days. I’d come home from work, spend the evening taking a beauty nap and then pop up at 9:00 p.m. ready to hit the city lights, […]

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