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single mother

Ms. Single Mama 2.0: AKA Molly Undercover

May 15, 2017

Hi! I’m Ms. Single Mama, version 2. A couple of years ago, I came across Ms. Single Mama and her blog. It was exactly one day after my (then) husband first told me he wanted to move out of our house. On the day I found Ms. Single Mama, I was sad, excited, and most of all, […]

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Did you choose to be a single mother?

September 22, 2012

On choosing single motherhood because of persistent tug in the gut. By Nancy from BC, Canada The single mama life came about to an unlikely target a few years ago. That target was me. Coming from a traditional, Portuguese Catholic family where life was mapped out for me- ie. – get married, make babies (yes, much […]

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8 Days

September 12, 2010

In eight days we’ll be officially moving on to our lives with a John Bear and a Murphy Dog in the picture. And what could be finer? Dreams do come true. But this is just one of the dreams I had. The first was to escape my first marriage, the second to recover financially and […]

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Ms. Published Mama? Pinch me, now.

September 6, 2010

Something has happened again. Something I was not expecting in the least. You all know about our soon to be brilliant and dare I say, ground breaking, Single Mom’s Manifesto. I’m working on my first entry, assembling the mailing list and also am trying to figure out a way to make sure my return address […]

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Something Missing

August 28, 2010

I have lost myself again. I am 10 pages deep into a journal from the 11th grade. I snap out of my self-induced memory trip, thank the cosmos for letting me survive high school, and stuff the journal tightly into the box. It fits perfectly next to the picture of my sister and I in […]

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Shock and Awe

May 13, 2010

Many of you choose to write me at times in your life when you need to either say, “I don’t know how I am going to do this, I can only say – each time – “no, thank you.” This is why. I have said this a million times and I’ll say it again. I […]

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Co-Parenting and Mrs. Brady

January 11, 2010

John and Benjamin had a bit of a falling out over our Christmas vacation. And if you think a three-year-old and a thirty-year-old can’t be at odds, than I’m about to enlighten you. In October, I gave John permission to take Benjamin into time outs when he witnessed bad behavior, or when John found himself […]

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Whispers

July 29, 2009

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My Boyfriend

July 19, 2009

Just when I thought I had mastered all of the awkward single mom phrases, learning to say things like “ex-husband” or “visitation” without flinching, another term comes my way – boyfriend. Single mom or not, I have never been a fan of the word. Boyfriend just seems so juvenile, to call a boy your friend […]

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Our New Leaf

May 21, 2009

My New Leaf… and some big news I Quit My Day Job (Oh, holy hell, people – look what you made me do!) No seriously. It’s not your fault. I’ve been thinking and stewing on this for months and months. I may end up working at a gas station or something in a few months […]

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