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Single mom dating

On Mountains and Dumping that Dude

July 5, 2011

Single mom dating advice Single mom dating advice This one is from Jen, a single mom who has all of the chemistry a girl can dream of with man who is not financially responsible. Her question in a nutshell is – “We have this amazing chemistry, but what about his financial instability? Can I overlook […]

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The end (again)

June 15, 2011

Single mom dating advice Single mom dating advice This one is from Jen, a single mom who has all of the chemistry a girl can dream of with man who is not financially responsible. Her question in a nutshell is – “We have this amazing chemistry, but what about his financial instability? Can I overlook […]

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Single Mom Question: We have chemistry, but…

June 10, 2011

Single mom question. Single mom question. I promised you a series devoted to your questions about being a dating single mom. And here is the first. This one is from April. Why can’t I “I have been divorced for five years now and a single mother to two little girls.  I have dated off and on […]

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Single Mom Question: Why can’t I commit?

May 25, 2011

The sun is out today. If you live in the Midwest, you know why this is so substantial. The sun has been hiding for weeks and in its place we have had and endless barrage of clouds and rain. Gloomy doesn’t even begin to describe it. And while yes, it could be much worse and […]

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Too Personal?

February 9, 2011

Benjamin is requesting a kitty. I want to oblige him. Even though I know we would have to name it Rebound. Still… a cute little kitten can’t hurt anyone. The last two were kidnapped by the neighbor lady, so we have plenty of extra kitten room. Maybe two? Just so they can keep each other […]

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The aftermath.

January 2, 2011

The support. The e-mails. The phone calls. The support. The e-mails. The phone calls. It has been 9 days now. During each I have remained completely composed in front of Benjamin. I have been calm, engaged and present to play with him, talk to him and just be with him. Tomorrow it’s back to school […]

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Single Mom Manifesto

August 16, 2010

While basking in a few days off last week my mind went to wandering. Eventually I had a moment to sit and think about all of you and this blog, where it’s going and where it’s been; what it means to you and to me. I’ve been effectively avoiding the subject with myself, the subject […]

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Expectations

July 8, 2010

My essay is out. Find it in the August issue of Woman’s Day. There is no online edition of my essay, so you’ll have to pick one up the old-fashioned way. I have been incredibly touched and overwhelmed by the number of e-mails coming in from Woman’s Day readers. Some of you are unhappily married […]

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Traditional

June 24, 2010

It has been 11 years now without a father to celebrate Father’s Day. But, fortunately for this lucky girl, John Bear’s father is just as amazing as his son. There is nothing quite like a good father. And if my Dad were here, he would love Papa Bear. Been a while since I’ve posted pictures. […]

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Burning Your List

June 14, 2010

Benjamin came home with a headache on Tuesday. Which turned into a fever on Tuesday night. Which turned into puking on Wednesday night. Which turned into… ahhh, never mind. The sick fairies spared John Bear and I the vomiting but left us with severe headaches and congestion. Benjamin pukes like a champ by the way. […]

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