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Being a single mom

Facts and figures.

August 3, 2010

A few things you should know. Fact: Being a mother makes it nearly impossible to conform to the rigidity of today’s corporate culture. I am buried in work. Buried does not mean drowning, nor does it mean ungrateful – it just means that I am swamped with the extremely fulfilling and exciting business of being […]

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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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Everything you’ll ever need…

June 10, 2009

to know about being a dating single mom. A few days ago, I spent hours sorting through my archives to produce a lovely table of contents to this blog. It’s funny to put your own life into categories, but I think you’ll enjoy them. Like Chapter 11 – “The Ex Files: the Men I’ve Dated […]

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

July 12, 2008

I left my phone charger in California. And after one day with no interruptions and no friends to run my emotions by … I realized how nice it is to be disconnected. So I didn’t buy a new one. Now it’s been five days of phone free bliss and a lot of time to reflect. […]

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Single mom for sale!

June 30, 2008

It’s not easy to meet good men, especially for busy single moms. I barely have time to shower, let alone go man hunting. We can’t go out three nights a week like our childless counter parts and if we do meet a man in the coffee shop, at the park or on a fluke night […]

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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

Benjamin and I went to his best friend’s birthday party today. After Sydney, who’s just four-years-old, opened her fourth princess doll, her grandmother looked at me and said, “When we were girls, we didn’t have all of this princess stuff. Look it’s every where – this idea that some man is going to come kiss […]

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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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