Category Archives: single parenting

Why I’m Not Boycotting Target

There’s a lot of talk about people boycotting Target because of the new bathroom policy. I get it. It’s a HUGE change. I personally do not at all like the idea of a man using the stall next to me … Continue reading

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Growing Stuff in the Mud

I sent this photo to a friend recently and stated I was feeling a bit smaller than the smaller of the two dogs. Just barely keeping my head above the mud. My friend replied about feeling like a rat practicing … Continue reading

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“Leaver and Broken” a story

Something for a brother or sister in Christ to consider… I write this story to help friends and loved ones understand what a person goes through in the situation explained here. If you’ve never been in this type of situation, … Continue reading

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No More Shame!

I guess it’s because I had always held office type jobs before having kids, but when I stopped doing home daycare at the end of this past Summer, I was actually embarrassed of the job I did get just one … Continue reading

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Not Your Stereotypical Single Mom Part 2: A Realization

As I’ve been on this single mom journey, I’ve seen a few responses to people finding out I’m on this parenting journey alone. I’ve realized that people see single parenting in some strange ways… “Oh wow! You’re so brave!” Am … Continue reading

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Not Your Stereotypical Single Mom Part 1: A Challenge

I never wanted to be a single mom. But I am. So I find myself on a road I didn’t chose or plan, but I’m trying my darndest to make the best of it. My kids are happier than they … Continue reading

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“Future” – not “Dream”

A certain number of years ago when I was a newly licensed driver, I wanted a big truck! My first car ended up being a Mercedes Benz!! Yes! And… I paid for it myself! It was a 1975 Mercedes Benz … Continue reading

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Should we panic? Should we worry?

During our vacation my kids and I had a day on our own to just adventure and be together. After our morning classes with our friends, we went fishing. We didn’t catch anything, but we had a lot of fun … Continue reading

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Friendship

“A friend loves at all times…” Proverbs 17:17 I have recently been praying a LOT about friendship. Existing friendships, new friendships and future friendships. Having been through a major life change (going from being married to being a single mom), … Continue reading

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Fishing

My son has recently shown an interest in fishing. Oh. My. Gosh. An interest in a sport! I’m SO on this!! Something that will get him outside! YAY! THANKFULLY, the Lord has placed a friend in my life who has … Continue reading

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