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POSTED ON ESME

I have a story up on Esme.com Esme is a site for Solo Moms!! So excited to be a part of this – check it out Mom Solos!!   Advertisements

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THINGS CHILDREN REALLY WANT

I love this beautiful article Things Children Really Want Their Parents To Do With Them on Lifehack.org It’s about the eye to eye face time and talking to them, being with them and the discipline. Children need and want limits and … Continue reading

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FOR MOM SOLOS TO BE (DAD SOLOS TOO)

There’s a great article on The Next Family’s website called “Dispelling the Myths of Becoming a Single Parent By Choice.” I love this article!!   P.S See if you recognize the mom solo in the black and white photo at … Continue reading

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THE BACHELOR AND THE MERMAIDS

I’m really into the whole gender fluid  movement. Who ever decided that boys wear pants and girls play with dolls and boys can’t like pink and girls can’t like baseball, really did a number on our society. And yet, it’s worked. … Continue reading

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BATHING

The first time I ever bathed while Spense was awake, he was probably 3. I put him on my bed, turned on a movie and sank into a hot bubble bath, shaving my legs for the first time in 3 … Continue reading

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MOM LOOK!

“Mom! His sword fell into the water! Mom! Look!” Spense calls as he manipulates his Playmobile. I look. I stop whatever I’m doing to look. I always do. Sometimes it’s the hardest thing ever to abandon sweeping croissant crumbs mid … Continue reading

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MAMA LOST TROLLER

Originally posted on MOM SOLO:
I went to put something in my trunk this morning and stopped… where was my stroller? It’s always in the trunk. It wasn’t in my house. Was it stolen out of my car? Think. Think.…

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KISSING BRACELETS

Spense has been missing me. When I drop him at school, he doesn’t want me to go. It breaks my heart because I don’t really want to go either, but I know that it’s important for his (and my) independence. … Continue reading

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LAST NIGHT I JOINED MATCH.COM… AGAIN

I had a lot to do. And there’s always cleaning to do and I had some paper work to finish and…  I started thinking about my old life. The life where I was out every night, having wine and socializing, … Continue reading

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PATRICK…. A DATING STORY

I was set up with Patrick by a mutual friend. She didn’t say too much about him except he was a great guy. Back then, I thought it was perfectly fine to let a guy I didn’t know pick me up … Continue reading

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