Every year when I show up for my annual physical, I get the same intake form with the usual, standard questions, mostly asking if any of my existing information has changed, my current address, medical insurance provider, etc. But I always smile a little when I come to that line that asks how much I ... Read More »
Valuable Advice for all Single Moms
While everyone else seems to get some rest for their jobs, there is never an off day for a single mom.
The readership for this section is very diverse. You come from all different backgrounds, by way of culture, age, professional background, income, and more. The theme of this section is about single motherhood and, as single moms have complex and difficult lives, sometimes it is very comforting knowing others have experienced similar trials.
Find here tips and advice on how to save time and money while maintaining a household, leaving you more time for rising your kids. See other moms’ perspective, learn from their experience.
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How many times have you said “My kids are driving me nuts!”? Have you ever totally lost your cool in front of your kids because their animal like behavior drove you to madness? I think we all have and as crazy as those little (or big) monsters can make us, it’s completely normal to lose your sanity ... Read More »
1> Sleep when the baby sleeps.Sure. Because after spending 8 hours plus a day nursing, 4 hours total changing diapers & spitty, poopy clothes, and more hours upon hours rocking, carrying, and comforting your newborn, the magic dish-washing, laundry doing, vacuuming, bill-paying, ... Read More »
Christmas and Valentines just passed and it’s that time of year again—Birthday time! Your budget is tight but you want to make your big boy or girl feel wonderful on their special day. Here are some ideas on how to not break the bank, again, during this birthday celebration. The first thing to do ... Read More »
So you’re ready to go back to school. I remember when I decided to go back to school. Even though I had already gotten my Associates, I was clueless as to where to begin. Things were different, I was a single mother. Not one half of a marriage where I had someone to back me up and help out. I was ... Read More »
Do you want to go back to school? Have you ever thought about what it would be like to go back to school and to land a career that you absolutely love? Why are you still wondering about it? Get out and do it! I know as a single mother that going back to school can seem impossible and really scary ... Read More »
I was recently reading an article about a culture where when children misbehave, as part of their punishment, they have to sit surrounded by the rest of the people of the community and listen as each person praises them for the good things they do. Wow! What a concept and such a contrast from our ... Read More »
Did you know that there are girls as young as 6 suffering from eating disorders? And I’m not talking about diseases and disorders that are inherited or unpreventable. I’m talking about little 6 year olds looking in the mirror and being so discouraged by their image that they are starving ... Read More »
Many parents strictly regulate or monitor their children’s electonics, but how often have we examined our own technology use? Could our devices be hurting our parenting? Lately, there has been an increasing awareness about the influence technology has on our children. We read study after study ... Read More »
Yesterday was Report Card Day. The first one of the year. My daughter was so excited to see her grades! She has been working so hard. I'm not going to pretend I am one of those parents who believes in homework. Truthfully, I don't. I see my kids go off to school for nine hours a day, 5 days a week, ... Read More »