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Carrying the Weight :: Why Single Moms Get Frazzled by Vacation

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I've heard it said that there is no such thing as a vacation for a mom. If you are taking a vacation with kids...

Momfession Monday :: You Are Missing Our Children’s Childhood

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Because of what you did, I now have more time with my children. I do not have to share them, and I can relish in the moments when they stop me in my tracks with the things they say.

When a Single Mom Is Offered a New Job Opportunity

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I was presented with what I thought was going to be the best decision ever. It was a long interview process -- almost three weeks. In that time I kept contemplating how happy I would be if I got the job and how proud of myself I would be. 

What I Learned During Year One of Being a Single Mom

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I never wanted them to suffer or realize any shortcomings because of the situation at home, so I had to plan ahead to make sure I could work, take care of my kids, take care of the house and organize all other aspects of life.

Momfession Monday :: When Co-Parenting Doesn’t Work {Find Your Game Face...

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You love your kids as best you can, and let dad do the same. You don't have to agree with everything he does, and this relationship is temporary. As soon as the kids are 18, you won't have to worry about it anymore, but don't wish that time away either. Enjoy your kids, and focus on what makes your family happy.

The Single Mom’s Guide to Fun Family Vacations

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Since becoming a single mom to three active boys, I decided the family vacation was something I was not willing to give up. I wasn't going to let being the only grown up stop us from making memories each summer. Financing, planning, and executing a family vacation can be intimidating when you're doing it on your own, but it can be done! Here are my tips for making it happen.

Single Mommin’ Ain’t Easy: Lessons Learned in the Trenches

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I will never forget the first night in our new house. The divorce was rolling along, and my daughter and I were going to...