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Single Mom Question: We have chemistry, but…

June 10, 2011

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 that? And is this the last time I [...]

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Single Mom Question: Why can’t I commit?

May 25, 2011

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. “I am so happy being a single mom that I find it hard to settle into a relationship.” “I have been divorced for five years now and a single mother to [...]

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8 Days

September 12, 2010

Eight days of semi-single momdom left. I know I’m not entirely a single mom anymore, having a man around and all. A deeply considerate and helpful man at that. But still, in eight days that door will be permanently shut, right now it’s swinging back and forth a bit and there’s a crack of light [...]

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Ms. Published Mama? Pinch me, now.

September 6, 2010

Something has happened again. Something I was not expecting in the least. You all know about our soon to be brilliant and dare I say, ground breaking, Single Mom’s Manifesto. I’m working on my first entry, assembling the mailing list and also am trying to figure out a way to make sure my return address [...]

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Searching for a crystal ball

September 1, 2010

I know I have some readers who are children of single moms. You’ve said you’re here because I fill in holes, blanks from your childhood or at least, give you an idea of what your mother went through. A question for you–what if this was your mother’s blog? Would it be too much? Are  there [...]

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Woman’s Day

July 6, 2010

My essay is out. Find it in the August issue of Woman’s Day. Pick one up the old-fashioned way or read it online. I’m a bit partial to the print version and while reading the last few paragraph’s out loud to John Bear in the car as soon as I found my copy, I actually [...]

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Name Your Fear and Win

April 30, 2010

Fear is a real bitch. And it’s been a while since I’ve addressed the unique fears that come for single moms dating. Our fears, unfortunately, tend to control our dating lives for the first year as we regain our footing. But then, if you’re like me, we slowly gain control – recognizing a pattern. The [...]

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How Do I Get Over My Ex?

October 15, 2008

Ask and you shall receive. Here’s the first question. A few days ago I discovered askejean.com and was inspired (but she answered her questions in less than one minute). Bear with me… because this shit ain’t easy. Related posts: The Rebound Year Should I leave my husband? Single Mom Dating Advice How to Get Over [...]

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Apocalypse Now?

October 8, 2008

Or will it be next month? Feels like it’s only a matter of time. My little sister called me from the bar she works at in Virginia. Dave Matthews pops up every once in a while, it’s a hot spot. “No one is here. It’s weird.” She says, her voice echoing amidst the empty tables [...]

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Must Love Kids: Tracy Paye Interview

July 18, 2008

I still haven’t seen the new Must Love Kids show on TLC … my neighbor is recording it for me, so this weekend I’ll catch it. Just had to pass this interview on in the meantime. Single mom, Tracy Paye is fantastic.

Dating Single Mom

So what do you think about the forthcoming controversy Tracy expects as a fall out for introducing her 6-year-old daughter to the men on the show? I don’t want to say anything until I’ve seen the show but I do know that I love Tracy’s attitude – just another amazing single mom!

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