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Out with the old

July 25, 2010

I am going to take a break from blogging while I write my Single Mom Manifesto. Who wants to volunteer to write a guest post? I am going to take a break from blogging while I write my Single Mom Manifesto. Who wants to volunteer to write a guest post? We found a house, after […]

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Dishevelment

May 20, 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,” or “I’ve survived and feel absolutely content.” But every e-mail ends with a thank you. And for that, I can only say – each time – “no, […]

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Self-portrait

February 2, 2010

I took this picture of myself in my office the other day. It felt weird. To take my own picture, but I had to for our Sway website (currently in the works). So I set the camera on top of three books and an end table then hit the auto-timer. Somewhere in the span of […]

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Working Girl

January 6, 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.

I need to buy one of those jacuzzi tubs or a personal massage therapist. I am also tempted to throw away everything in my house away so there is nothing left to clean. The cleaning, the working, the mothering. Rinse. Repeat. Rinse. Repeat.

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How do you work it?

November 7, 2009

The plane lands with a jerk as I reach under the seat to rescue my purse from its lonely spot on the floor. I turn my face toward the piece of chewed gum the passenger before me wedged into the pleather fold of the seat pocket. This way it can’t catch my hair. When I […]

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The other side

September 3, 2009

I spotted my first fallen leaves in the grass of the baseball diamond near my post office last Thursday. The bag over my shoulder was bursting with little brown packages. Each containing a silver or bronze new leaf necklace destined for one of you. I make this walk to the post office, with Murphy in […]

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The Trip Story, Part 4

August 26, 2009

On the Friday after the Wednesday night when we finally got home, we took off again. This time Benjamin and Murphy were stuffed into the back seat and we were driving John’s car instead of Fiesta Dave. Even after hours of driving on our vacation, John never could get comfortable driving the stick. The rehearsal […]

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Seeing things

July 27, 2009

An excerpt from Ms. Single Mama Uncensored: Dating, Sex and Love, my eBook coming out on July 30th. The Crush Why losing your heart as a single mom is not an option When I first saw him I couldn’t stop staring but I tried. I started rearranging things on my desk, sorting papers and placing […]

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Unexpected reality

May 27, 2009

A few weeks ago, or was it months? my ex offered, or did I ask? to take Benjamin two nights a week instead of one. For several weeks he upheld his new commitment, enjoying every extra moment with his son until on week four he told me he was tired. I understood. It’s hard. This […]

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Life is short, get a divorce.

August 2, 2008

I’ve got nothing, so I’m giving you another fantastic link that’s sure to get your brain going or at the very least, entertain you for a second… The reason for the link? Because I love you – and I want to make you smile. And I don’t have much time to write tonight. Spent today […]

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