Our 4th of July was a little different this year. Like many families, ours is scattered in different corners, and except for the main Holidays, it's getting more and more difficult for all of us to get together. I had contacted the kids a few weeks back and told them our family dog of 16 years was ... 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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I was lucky to have raised my children, back in the days where families shared fireworks, and block parties. We lived in a cul-de-sac. Every 4th of July family and neighbors pitched in and bought fireworks. Back when I was married, we splurged on extra "spinning flowers" to throw in the street. In ... Read More »
I never realized that my own daughters would struggle with many of the decisions in raising children as my generation did. Back in the eighties all the young moms in my neighborhood couldn't wait to step into the work force and be respected as much as a man. I remember the many conversations all ... Read More »
Summer’s here and though you might be spending less on heating your home and water, you’re likely to make up those costs in air conditioning and the amount of water you use. There are a lot of ways to cut your energy costs, and even ways to make it a family endeavor! Check out resources like Energy ... Read More »
Lord, Help Me, I'm a Single Mother is a memoir and collection of poetry about a single mother and the struggles she faced. The life of a single mother ever challenging as you must be both a mother and a father. It is nearly impossible to imagine raising children on your own, but when you have to, ... Read More »
The other day my daughter came over with her little girl, who is almost one. She was sitting on the floor playing with her as we both watched her learning to walk. We started talking about how children mimic their parents. (and anyone who is close to them.) It occurred to my daughter that when she ... Read More »
You can't tell a single mother there is something positive when she struggles to pay her light bill. That mother doesn't see her hardship as a life lesson yet, knowing there's only $38.00 to budget for a week's worth of groceries. That mother can't see the wisdom in those struggles, not yet ... Read More »
You know how a child asks to push them faster on the swings? They seem so fearless in their joy of reaching new heights and never question how high they should go...It reminded me of the other day. I was with my daughter in law and her two children and we also brought my nine month old ... Read More »
I wonder how many mother's caught the latest Life-class with Oprah and guests? It's always a positive to see programs and discussions empowering women, everywhere. In particular all the single mom's out there. I was struck by the numbers of mom's who felt so victimized. My heart always goes out to ... Read More »
You know what they say... never lose the child inside of you. That couldn't be more true when I think of the changes and joy this season brings to all of us. This is the time of year, for new beginnings and change is all around. Nature is blooming, animals are bearing their young and people want ... Read More »