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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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On chilling out

July 22, 2009

Every guy I’ve dated since becoming a single mom has told me, “you need to relax” or “you never relax” My reaction has been the same each time. I stand there and kind of stare at them while scratching my head and then try my like hell not to ask them what the think chill […]

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That Couple

June 1, 2009

Larry is in his seventies but his eyes are young. He had a major hand in creating the Hocking Valley Scenic Railway, a thriving tourist destination for Athens County and his energy seems to be endless. He’ll never acknowledge his age with words or by his actions and I find this amazing and inspiring. We’ve […]

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Get Rattled!

November 6, 2008

Stress or maybe just too much to do – constantly running myself in a million directions – has weakened my immune system. Now I have some kind of nasty, nasty virus. So here I am, flat on my back, unable to walk across a room without severe pain from this nasty whatever it is. My […]

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My worst enemy…

October 27, 2008

Benjamin and I went to a dude ranch this weekend. We started out together. Then Benjamin demanded to ride again by himself. He won over the ranch hands with his powerful persuasion tactics and then took the reins. And here he is, fleeing from me… knowing I was about to haul his butt in the […]

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Dude, he’s a natural.

October 27, 2008

Read this and then this. Please. Single moms only. (Unless you’re a totally curious. If that’s the case, feel free to click either link. I’ll warn you though, there’s some incredibly inspiring shit on the other side. Just click them already.) Read this and then this. Please. Single moms only. (Unless you’re a totally curious. […]

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Single Mamas for Obama

September 3, 2008

My first post, How to Date a Single Mom, Part 1 is a nice list of what men can expect when dating a single mom. But it lacks detail.  And of all of the e-mails I receive, the most common are e-mails from men who have fallen for single moms and the theme question is […]

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Mr. Right Now (aka: my confession)

September 1, 2008

I never loved nobody fully, always one foot on the ground. And by protecting my heart so truly, I got lost in the sounds… I hear in my mind all of these voices. I hear in my mind all of these words. I hear in my mind all of this music. And it breaks my […]

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Speechless…

August 28, 2008

Just wanted to take a moment to remind everyone that tonight the first candidate raised by a single mother will accept his nomination for President of the United States of America.

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Mommy’s Maintenance Man

August 27, 2008

It’s my last night here. I’m trying to stay awake. So – just a warning – this post is mildly crazy and scattered. Right now it’s 8:41 pm at home but 2:41 am in Denmark. My logic is that staying awake will force me to sleep on the plane and avoid jet lag. Trying to […]

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