Category Archives: single parenting

All the Reasons Why…

“She’s a fighter, got that fire when they thought she’d fade away. Throws a fist up as she gets up, feelin stronger every day. When she gets down on her knees she finds the courage to believe, She’s a fighter…” … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day has always been a bit of a let down for me, as a mother. Not because of my kids at all – they are so precious and do all they can! Mostly because it’s been tainted with bad … Continue reading

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Ride Free

Last Christmas my parents gave my kids bikes. It was my son’s first and my daughter’s second, though she never fully learned to ride the first one. Knowing they were doing this, I made sure my cheapy bike was in … Continue reading

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Lego Minifigure Adventures Part 1!!

Confession: I hate “Elf on the Shelf”… it’s creepy. The idea of it is adorable and so fun. But that thing is so dang ugly and creepy. I saw a post with some parents who do something similar with toy … Continue reading

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Eleven Years Ago Today, I Became Mama

Eleven years ago this night I was in a hospital with my first baby who was just 12 hours old. She was tiny, precious and perfect. Seven pounds, four ounces and twenty inches of pure perfection, unspoiled by the ugly … Continue reading

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What I Learned While Being a Bridesmaid

Last weekend I was a bridesmaid for the second time in my life. Now, I’ve been asked to be a bridesmaid FOUR times! Yes, four! But, this was only my second time as a bridesmaid. The first one, the bride … Continue reading

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I Have a Confession to Make

Today, my kids and I were part of a beautiful wedding. One of my very dearest friends is now a married woman and I am so very happy for her! I was blessed to serve her as a bridesmaid, my … Continue reading

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