From the category archives:

Single Mom Zen

Did you choose to be a single mother?

September 22, 2012

A while back I asked you, my lovely readers, for some stories. I have been writing here for years and now it is your turn. I want to hear from you–why are you a single mother? Why did you choose this path? Or was it chosen for you? How have you evolved? What are your […]

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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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Mother’s Day Zen

May 8, 2009

When I read this post on Lost Bird Found I think I actually stopped breathing. Sara Jensen designs the clothing and accessories you see on her site and keeps her lovely blog as a subtle compliment to that work. You’ll see that everything she does is brilliantly simple while also strangely unique. With her permission […]

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Single Mom Friday Zen

May 1, 2009

Shopping for the pieces and parts to make a necklace for single moms is not easy. Which is a lovely thing to figure out after you’ve had a leaf tattooed on your back. I am not giving up though. Nope. Instead I’m now shopping for a leaf necklace partner on Etsy.com. Hoping one of them […]

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Single Mom Friday Zen, V

April 17, 2009

The wine had settled too fast.  I stared at the faces of the men, all looking for someone or something. Declaring that they were “finally ready” for the “right woman.” I let my hand slip off of my mouse, leaned back into my chair and sighed. What was I doing here?  A guy I’d been […]

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Single Mom Friday Zen, IV

April 9, 2009

Just when you think you’re absolutely certain the highlight of your evening will be one thing, and not the other, something else shows up  and then takes off as fast as it can

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Single Mom Friday Zen, III

April 3, 2009

The days when bad hair days don’t matter – at all are the best days of our lives. It means we’re too young to care, we are who we are and only that, at peace with ourselves and blissfully unaware of what lies beyond the comfort of mommy’s warm kitchen. But just because we’re adults […]

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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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Single Mom Friday Zen

March 20, 2009

There is a light at the end of every tunnel.  You just have to find yours.  When you see it, you’ll know. One hint: the light won’t be a person, unless you’re looking in the mirror. Fun weekend reading for you, while I scramble to get my house ready for an influx of party guests…  […]

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