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Being a single mom

Facts and figures.

August 3, 2010

Single Mom Moving Single Mom Moving We found a house, after making a million compromises along the way, it turns out–we didn’t have to compromise one thing. So, now we wait. We wait two months until the end of September when we move in and on. Already, just a few days into knowing what’s next […]

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Co-Parenting and Mrs. Brady

January 11, 2010

I am not sure working like this is entirely healthy for anyone, let alone a single mom. My back and shoulders are a tight, tangled mess of nerves and poor posture induced kinks. My face keeps breaking out and my bedroom is constantly messy, always a sign of being too busy to breathe. I need […]

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Everything you’ll ever need…

June 10, 2009

Cleveland skyline Cleveland skyline On Saturday morning John Bear (he now has a first name) and I headed up north to Cleveland for his cousin’s wedding. Between meeting his entire family and the ceremony we took a drive and made a few pit stops along the way. The first to snap a shot of this […]

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Baggage check: I won’t let myself fall in love.

July 12, 2008

Meet Matt Logelin. He’s a single father because the love of his life, his wife, died after giving birth to their stunning daughter. I was going to post something about my love issues tonight but after reading Matt’s blog that just seems utterly ridiculous. Prepare to be incredibly inspired, to laugh, to cry and to […]

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Single mom for sale!

June 30, 2008

Yes, there are downsides to being a single mom. We have to cook every meal, change every diaper, deal with every tantrum and clean every room – every day, 365 days a year. But I absolutely love being a single mom. Why? Because I’m happy. I don’t really know how to explain it but I’ll […]

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Dating Karma

June 28, 2008

Dating as a single mom is hard to describe to anyone other than my fellow single parents. Hence this blog and my slew of single mom and dad friends. Without them and without you, I’d be lost. So here’s another dating tip from me to you … I think if you start practicing this immediately […]

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Screw you, Disney.

June 14, 2008

1. Tell toddler you are going to make him toast for breakfast. 2. Sit him on the counter or the table so he can’t move or run away. 3. When toddler says, “Toeeess?” answer with, “Toes??? You want to eat my toes???!!! NOOOOOO! Please, please, please don’t eat my toes!!!” 4. Jump up and down […]

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The Great Dane

May 20, 2008

He had to knock down my door. Well, not literally, but thanks to a visit from Thomas, my friend from Denmark, this single mom was “forced” to spend five days straight with a man. And imagine, being a single man, visiting a long lost friend from college who now has a two year old. Most […]

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House hunting and man hunting?

April 15, 2008

No deal on the house and Kris and I broke up. What a lovely start to the week! About the house… I’m actually a bit relieved because after my mom came to see it she was screaming – “no, not a two bedroom and just wait, watch, it’s going to get worse (the housing market).” […]

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The Ms. Single Mama Video! (Yeah, I’m a dork.)

March 31, 2008

Just wanted to say hello in person! : )

I LOVE iMacs. I also feel like a HUGE dork for making this but I really, really want to put a voice/face to everything that I’m writing. So here you go. Be nice. Don’t make fun of me too badly, okay?

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