So I wanted to write a piece about my Ma. The thing about being close to a writer is that it's almost a given that at some point YOU will be written ABOUT. Awkward! Haha. But I try my best to write about others with the dignity, grace, and respect that I myself would like to be penned with. My ... Read More »
Single Mom Stories
As a single mom do you ever feel stuck? Do you want your life to be different?
Do you want to see hope for the future?
This page will empower you with tools to recognize and overcome the practical and emotional obstacles to your success while gaining the wisdom and courage to move forward. Read here touching stories of parenting, friendship and faith. Be inspired by reading stories about real-life situations that single parents face. Learn how strength, determination and faith can overturn any obstacle that comes our way. Get inspired by single moms' uplifting stories of endurance and success in raising along accomplished children. These stories of sacrifice, hope, deception, despair, endurance and success are encouraging to single mothers struggling in similar situations.
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We met about eight years ago, give or take, but it seems so much longer ago than that, like worlds of time and seasons have passed and changed. You were the new woman in my daughters' father's life, and none too welcome on my behalf if I'm to be honest. I didn't know you, I only knew the position ... Read More »
Cling to my strings a while longer So I can feel your gentle pull Your time as my girl is not over Your cup isn't all the way full. So cling to my strings till tomorrow When we'll measure you up by the wall Just keep on growing and growing The apron can handle the pull. Once you were my ... Read More »
I'm a mother of three, and as such, I have the birds eye view of the most talked about "birth order" scenarios ever. Eldest. Middle. Youngest. My eldest and middle are girls, two years apart. Eight years later came the baby, a boy. All of my children are vastly different than each other, yet ... Read More »
Sometimes I feel like I need to be alone so much that it may leave me alone in the end. Sometimes I don't give a shit. I know people get tired or hearing about single mom hood. Newsflash. We get tired of having to say it. We get tired of having to do it. We get tired of being the only one ... Read More »
I'm a creature of solitude. I've been so since I was a child, when I would happily shut myself in my room for hours, reading and writing to my heart's content. Before I had children, when I was in my very young twenties, I traveled the country a lot, often times alone. I once drove myself from my ... Read More »
It's the dirtiest word in single motherhood. "Child Support." If you look at the word simply, it means "Supporting Your Child". But often times when heard, it takes on all kinds of other ugly misreadings. "Gold-digging". "Entrapment". "Control". In a few instances, perhaps there's some truth to ... Read More »
Dear Teenagers, I know this is hard to believe, But we ALL were you once. We. Were. YOU. We were Right, we were Cool, we were Confused. We knew everything, haha. We were lost, and alone. Except we weren't. And Neither. Are. You. Here's something else that's hard to believe, we are ... Read More »
For too long I’ve let what my ex-husband and his new wife think about me bother me. All I wanted was for the kids to see us all get along and to bring them up in a peaceful and accepting environment. But it seemed that the more I tried the worst it got and as much as I tried to just suck it up and ... Read More »
Liz Murray, a woman whose parents were addicted to drugs and left her at a young age to fend for herself. At just the age of 13, Liz was homeless and starving. She slept in stairwells and shoplifted food to survive. However, she saw herself living a different life and so she went on to attend ... Read More »