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Step-parenting

Single Moms and Dads: Dating and Blending Family Advice

June 13, 2012

So… we had our first Google Hangout. None of you were actually there to “hang out” with us. I’m not surprised, it’s a weird new medium and you’d actually be on camera!!! Talking directly to us. Totally freaky. But, so many of you there chiming in on Facebook, asking us questions on Twitter and we […]

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Believe again.

May 31, 2012

Can you? I know it’s hard. But try… for the kids. I think you can. I think you can. I know you can. You are all single mothers, so I know you don’t have to look far for inspiration. Your children are right there, inspiring you every day with their energy for life, their pure […]

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When the children wonder.

February 6, 2012

As a single parent, one of the things we fear the most are questions from the children. Now, later, then, when… It’s the chord that hits all of us the deepest and our haters use them against us with bottomless and threats that come from inexperience and lack of understanding. The worst one being, “you […]

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And then there were three…

January 9, 2012

And I absolutely love them all. The Mr. and I were talking today about blending families. From our initial digging on Amazon, it doesn’t look like there are very many books on the subject for modern single parents. Any others out there becoming step-parents or blending families with young children? Tips or advice? Or what […]

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The Almost Step-Father

September 19, 2010

Benjamin is in the bath splashing entirely too much and talking the entire time. Tonight’s topic is our impending move. And the the most fascinating thing about the new house? Not his new room. Not the basketball hoop. Not even his new bunk bed. No, the most fascinating thing is the fact that a man […]

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