There are lots of different things we can do or say that others might consider a demonstration of love. But in order for something to be considered a genuinely loving act, it has to come from the right place. For instance, you might think you're doing something loving by being the peacemaker in ... Read More »
Dating Advice and Tips
I am ready to start dating again, but how? Now that I am out there, what next? Am I ready for this?
These and many other questions and emotions are addressed through informative yet touching articles on various topics. After divorce, separation or being alone and ready for a relationship, dating can be an unfamiliar and frightening concept . This time something is very different, we now have more than ourselves to worry about, we have our children. Finding out more about unpleasant encounters, handling new relationships, introducing your children, dating advice and tips and so much more can help make our next dating experience a wonderful new adventure.
You’ve finally met someone that you really like, and you want to make him part of your life. But when it comes to your kids, you’re protective. The last thing you want is a revolving door of men in their lives, particularly when they’ve already been through so much if they’ve gone through a ... Read More »
Do you ever fear that your existence is temporary? That you’ll be forgotten once you leave this world? Such a sad thought, isn’t it? I once had a close friend tell me that their biggest fear in life is that once they die, that’s it. That they will just fade into nothingness and their life will be ... Read More »
I think I could probably walk into a job making about $10/hr with my background in hospitality and rooms operation. So if I worked full time at a local hotel, I might bring home $400/week before taxes. The cost of before and after school care for three children – which I would need to work a day ... Read More »
When was the last time you went on a date and felt beautiful? I mean red heels, little black dress, hair done perfectly beautiful? Why is it that single mom’s think they have to look more like a “mom” even on dates?! I see single moms go on dates looking the exact same as they do every day because ... Read More »
I read an open letter addressed to “All The Dated And Jaded Single Moms” and although I’m not certain that it was addressed to me, it was directed at some of my “sisters in single motherhood” and for that reason, I feel compelled to challenge its message. The piece encouraged single moms that we ... Read More »
I've been single parenting for about three years now. I have a lot of help. And even with all that help I'm still overwhelmed. But what I'm doing is nothing compared to what some of my homegirls are going through. Here's the thing. When a kid goes and shoots up a school, or robs a Circle K and ... Read More »
Have you ever noticed how right before a big storm hits, everything is quiet and calm? I remember as a child living in Florida, I was always fascinated with the nights before a hurricane would hit. The quiet and calm atmosphere was a complete contrast with the frantically bustling people taking ... Read More »
Paralysis There is this strange dueling that goes on when you reach this stage of simultaneously feeling ready to date again, but also complete terror of even speaking to the opposite sex ever again. Maybe that's a little melodramatic. My landlord is a dude and I can speak to him just ... Read More »
Like attracts like. If you know who you truly are: a person who is mature, responsible, capable, has herself together, a great parent, a hard worker, a kind, compassionate, strong person, then why would you not attract someone similar in a partner? If you find that you are attracting the kind of ... Read More »