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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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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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The Me I Used To Be

I miss my pre-kid life. That’s a tough thought to publicly throw out there. It sounds as if I’m saying I wish I weren’t a mother. Let me assure you—that’s not the case. I love my children with a love that knows no bounds. They are the light of my life, and I would do […]

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