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Author Archive | Sarah Moore


My Love Letter to Single Moms

Dear Single Mom, I’m not sure what you are up to this evening. Maybe you are up late folding a load (or three) of laundry. You could be packing lunches or reviewing school forms or catching up on work emails or mindlessly flipping channels with your remote because you are too exhausted to get up from […]

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parenting in my forties

Parenting in My Forties

Two years ago, I turned forty years old. That milestone birthday caused me to reflect on where the first half (give or take, I hope) of my life had brought me. What might still await me as my forties and beyond stretch out before me? Was I ever going to publish my first novel? Why couldn’t I […]

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The words Let's Talk Sex on a chalkboard

Talking Sex with My Kid

My daughter is in the fifth grade and will be eleven years old in January. This is what I know — She is hearing incorrect information about sex and how babies are made during whispered conversations during recess. Some of her peers have seen explicit photos or videos on the internet. It is natural for preteens […]

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Celebrate Your Village!

We’ve all heard the saying “it takes a village” when it comes to raising children. I know some parents resent this notion, thinking it implies some removal of control over how their children are taught and disciplined. However, every year that progresses in this parenting gig—particularly as a single parent—I find my family’s village to be more and more essential. […]

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