I won't tell you how the story ended. Let's just put it this way: In his age-old quest for the drawers, he had actually managed to dispense some wisdom. I mean, he had actually done me some good. He had set me free. And from then on, after almost a year of holding in my grief and refusing to ... Read More »
Books For Single Moms
Single mothers carry an enormous load of responsibility, especially those having sole and/or primary custody of minor children.
They nourish, they nurture, they teach, they discipline, they shelter, they protect, and they provide… all without the assistance of another equally-invested adult.
There are numerous books written for, written by or dedicated to single mothers. Here you can read about many of these books, get information on them and see which SingleMom.com find interesting. Some of these books are also offered in the giveaway section.
Biologically speaking, I was in my sexual prime and having always been a passionate woman who had shut herself down for the sake of remaining in a passionless marriage, I was ready to get busy. And on a more practical note, my daughter was still very young. She was too young to understand ... Read More »
When it comes to managing the duties of wifedom and motherhood, a girl will probably go to her grave a lot less exhausted than a woman who only had to basically worry about herself. I assumed that everything that a wife and mom does for the upkeep of her family is out of deep love, but that doesn't ... Read More »
If you are relatively fresh off an ended relationship, the tendency is, a lot of the time, to take yourself out of the dating pool for some rest or contemplation time. And there's nothing wrong with that. In fact, a dating break can be a good idea. Two years before I actually married, I went on ... Read More »
Eventually, I knew I had to make a decision. The bottom line was that I was not doing a great job of being happy in the midst of living separate lives. While we had been doing it for years, I was starting to wonder if I wanted my daughter to witness us barely communicating and see that as normal. ... Read More »
Single mothers carry an enormous load of responsibility, especially those having sole and/or primary custody of minor children. They nourish, they nurture, they teach, they discipline, they shelter, they protect, and they provide… all without the assistance of another equally-invested adult. One of ... Read More »
I had read a lot of the marriage self-help books: how to save your marriage, how to deal with this personality type/that personality type, how to save your marriage without discussing marriage, how to change when your partner doesn't want to change, how to live happily in an unhappy marriage and ... Read More »
It's not like I was scared of being alone. I had been single 'til the age of thirty-five. I knew that I could live happily and healthily without a significant other. But now I had a child and with all the things I prided myself on: doing things the right way (being educated, being married, ... Read More »
Break-ups hurt, but, breaking up a family hurts like hell. The minute I mustered up enough courage to actually entertain the idea that my marriage was not going to make it, I was thrown into an immediate depression. I was miserable. Not so much for myself. I knew that I was still relatively young ... Read More »
Parenting is a never-ending voyage of discovery—raising a child teaches us who we really are, reveals our strengths and shortcomings, and challenges us to be our best selves as we struggle to be the people our children need us to be. Parenting with the End in Mind…by Design is the perfect guide ... Read More »