Tag - single mom

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Back-to-School: Calendar as a Communication Tool
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The Joy of Motherhood
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Embracing the Change: the transition to Single Parenthood
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Activities for Single Parents on a Budget
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Celebrating Single Parenthood
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Celebrate Valentine’s Day the “Single” Way
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Finding a True Balance: The Single Parent Formula

Back-to-School: Calendar as a Communication Tool

When I start to hear those back-to-school commercials on TV and radio or see those advertisements online, my heart sinks. It’s a reminder that the summer is coming to a close and it’s time to change gears to get back into the rat race.

I don’t know about you, but I’m certainly not looking forward to being much busier. As a career mom and grad student, I am personally experiencing the pressures of creating a well-organized planner and schedule to keep my head above water.

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The Joy of Motherhood

Who says being a mom is easy? It is enjoyable (most times), but not easy. If I only paid attention in home economics class during family planning week in high school, I probably would have thought twice about having a family especially at a young age. But when you’re in, you have to dive in with both feet. The kind of journey you have is what you make it out to be. So far, mine has been interesting to say the least.

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Embracing the Change: the transition to Single Parenthood

After a divorce, everything will change – some to a lesser degree than others. Unless you embrace the change and expect a challenge ahead, you, as a single parent, will have an uphill battle to fight.

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Activities for Single Parents on a Budget

When you find yourself feeling overwhelmed and stressed from the incredible amount of responsibility of a single parent, it’s time to take a break!

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Celebrating Single Parenthood

So your ex-spouse may have set you back financially and left you emotionally drained from the divorce. But, when the recovery is all said and done, there are many reasons to celebrate Single Parenthood.

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Celebrate Valentine’s Day the “Single” Way

Valentine’s Day can be a real drag for some of us “single” people. Every year, when Valentine’s Day comes around, some of us fantasize about being showered with gifts, receiving a bouquet of red roses, being whisked away for a weekend getaway or being surprised by that special someone in our life. But for us single folks, Valentine’s Day has become somewhat of a disappointment and only reinforces the fact that we have no one.

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Finding a True Balance: The Single Parent Formula

You get home from a long day of work – you’re tired and hungry and just want to put your feet up and relax, but you can’t. You have to begin your other full-time job – parenting. You have dinner to cook, homework to complete with kids or diaper to change, dishes and cleaning to do. As a parent, your job really doesn’t end until the kids have been completely settled in bed. Where does a parent begin to define what a balanced life is when we all just strive to get through the day!

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