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Happy Eclipse Day!

August 21, 2017

I love the idea of experiencing a reversal of night and day. Illumination in the shadows. Feeling very trippy and emotional. It’s also the first day of seventh grade for Tim. God, I cannot believe how fast time has flown! He’s at the same school he started at when he was three, and it’s crazy […]

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Early Summer Update and the Ex’s New Girl

June 26, 2017

June has been a single parenting/elder care/dating/work/social whirlwind! The highlights since I’ve last posted are the following: Tim stayed with his Dad for a week and I used the eerily free time to catch up on my social life–that’s why there have been so few posts!  I went to my first music festival, had one […]

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Hello, my lovelies.

August 30, 2014

It’s been a while. How are you, my beautiful readers? So many of you are still here, finding this blog at the start of your journey as a single mom as you type in a search term looking for answers and support. Know that I miss you always, think of you constantly and wish I […]

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The big announcement…

May 17, 2013

We have some rather big news, coming in a teeny, tiny package. More details on Beauty and the Biker.  xoxo Alaina

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A New Relationship: How to Tell the Kids

January 13, 2013

Dating a single mom is not like dating a single and childless woman. There are a few differences My single mama friend called me last night. “Hey lady, I really need your advice on something,” she sounded fearful and scared. I thought the worst. Maybe she and her new man were breaking up. “Charles and […]

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New Leaf Jewelry

October 15, 2012

I’m bringing it back. But I need your input… click here and chime in.      

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Where to find me.

August 31, 2012

Lately I’ve been hooked on Instagram. If you use it, please find me @mssinglemama. You’re missing all kinds of good stuff from the day to day battle lines of blending a family. Also if you haven’t been over to Beauty and the Biker lately, check it out. The kids went back to school, Lily and I […]

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How Ms. Single Mama Will Live On. I need you!

July 31, 2012

Some of you have just discovered Ms. Single Mama, some of you have been here since the beginning. All along the way we’ve shared our trials and our victories and it’s been an absolutely incredible experience. I think this blog has truly accomplished something magnificent. This is evidenced by the emails I still get every […]

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A new home.

July 19, 2012

Some of you have just discovered Ms. Single Mama, some of you have been here since the beginning. All along the way we’ve shared our trials and our victories and it’s been an absolutely incredible experience. I think this blog has truly accomplished something magnificent. This is evidenced by the emails I still get every […]

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Myrtle Beach

July 2, 2012

I need to write. Or in this case, when I need to sleep and re-charge. The list goes on and on and on. I am so pampered, in fact, that I often wonder if I am going to turn into an ungrateful wife, spoiled beyond repair. Quite a problem to have, I know.  They return […]

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