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Changing My Identity From Single Mom to Just a Mom

For the last 7 years, I’ve always defined myself as a single mom. Nothing has really changed – I’m still not married although I am in a serious relationship. But over the last few weeks between my 34th birthday and the start of a new year, I’ve been thinking about my life and trying to figure… Continue reading Changing My Identity From Single Mom to Just a Mom

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My Birthday Wish for my Son

My dear son, I can’t believe how quickly time has flown by and you’re now 8!  I remember the day I found out i was pregnant and I was terrified of what the future would bring.  I was overwhelmed and utterly exhausted when I finally pushed you out after 8 hours of pain and agony during… Continue reading My Birthday Wish for my Son

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Being A Supermom Is Overrated

“In a child’s eyes, a mother is a goddess. She can be glorious or terrible, benevolent or filled with wrath, but she commands love either way. I am convinced that this is the greatest power in the universe.” ~N.K. Jemisin As a single mom with a solid career, two semesters into a MBA program, and… Continue reading Being A Supermom Is Overrated

Divorce · Love · parenting · relationships

Five Life Lessons From Baby Daddy Drama

It’s been a super fun week. (no, not really). My son’s father informed me earlier this week that he no longer wants to co-parent our 7 year old son together via a very LENGTHY email. It’s starts with, “It’s with great regret and sorrow…” #truestory His version goes something like this – let’s use bullets for… Continue reading Five Life Lessons From Baby Daddy Drama