April 28, 2020

Imagine being the bread winner, the nurturer, the cook, the housekeeper, the friend, the fan, the disciplinarian.  Imagine being all of these things and more EVERY. SINGLE. DAY. The act of “keeping all of the balls in the air” for a single mother is more than juggling,...

August 26, 2019

It was the beginning of month five when I felt it.  Something was wrong.  I described it as SO MUCH pain in my back, but really, there is no physical description of what I felt.  What I felt was despair. 

A military wife, I went to the base hospital, where nurses r...

November 29, 2018

The holiday season is here- the most wonderful time of the year for many.  But for countless single moms, it is the most challenging time of the year. 

I love Christmas.

I love giving. I love helping. I love the decorations, the music, the merriment, the movies (“Yo...

September 26, 2018

This was it.  I made it.  This car was the symbol of my success.  I’m a car girl… I like nice things and I like to drive fast, so as my career and my income grew, so did the luxuriousness of my car. In fact, I traded up 9 times between the ages of 18-35, about once eve...

September 5, 2018

Single mothers are forced to make tough choices every day. Choices like finishing the laundry or getting to bed on time to get enough rest…. or whether to stay home from work with a sick child when they are out of paid time off.  Ultimately, most single mothers are for...

May 25, 2018

She was always well-behaved, even as a baby. After a few colicky months, she was easy, a peaceful sleeper and quick walker with an incredible laugh.  She grew to be a sweet, well-mannered, bright little girl.  Her love of soccer made her dedicated and hard-working.  He...

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