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Did you choose to be a single mother?

September 22, 2012

On choosing single motherhood because of persistent tug in the gut. By Nancy from BC, Canada The single mama life came about to an unlikely target a few years ago. That target was me. Coming from a traditional, Portuguese Catholic family where life was mapped out for me- ie. – get married, make babies (yes, much […]

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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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Too Personal?

February 9, 2011

I have no filter. I have also been told I have absolutely no poker face, although, ironically, I am pretty good at poker. With the break up settling in and my single self completely and absolutely single again, I have been wondering what it will feel like to be on a date again. Or to […]

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A very good question.

January 10, 2011

Had to pull out this fantastic comment from Sara to my last post. “Does it bother you that John is probably reading all this right now? That’s the first thing I thought of when I read your post about the break up. Do you sometimes find yourself writing things in these past few posts for […]

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The aftermath.

January 2, 2011

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 and work. To our new reality. After I write this post I’ll be writing […]

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Dad

December 2, 2010

Shortly after we moved in together, into our new house and onto our new life, Benjamin started asking a lot of questions. Namely, “Does this mean John Bear is my Dad now?” “Well, yes, he is your step-dad.” As I’ve told you before, Benjamin was very quick to point out that technically John and I […]

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The Almost Step-Father

September 19, 2010

Benjamin is in the bath splashing entirely too much and talking the entire time. Tonight’s topic is our impending move. And the the most fascinating thing about the new house? Not his new room. Not the basketball hoop. Not even his new bunk bed. No, the most fascinating thing is the fact that a man […]

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The Wedding Dress

September 15, 2010

My Mom and I stopped into a bridal boutique a few days after John and I’s engagement. We were right there. So, why not? I’m not by any means a wedding planning bridezilla. Quite the opposite I’m afraid. The very thought of planning another wedding, even though my first happened so quickly, makes me a […]

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8 Days

September 12, 2010

In eight days we’ll be officially moving on to our lives with a John Bear and a Murphy Dog in the picture. And what could be finer? Dreams do come true. But this is just one of the dreams I had. The first was to escape my first marriage, the second to recover financially and […]

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