Tag Archives: single mom

Being a healthy divorced mom

When my daughter was 18 months old I made the difficult decision to leave my husband. I moved to a new city and started over.  We had equal access, but she spent 60% of her time with me or sometimes … Continue reading

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Top five self-care tips for single parents

Parenting can pull you in so many different directions. One second it’s the most wonderful experience ever and the next you are pulling every last hair out of your head! Parenting is tough and, at times, can be all the more challenging when … Continue reading

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In Honour of Single Parent Families

I asked a friend of mine, a long-time single mom, to answer what I thought was a relatively simple question that would reap an equally simple answer. I was wrong (as is often the case). She graciously gave me poetic … Continue reading

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Suddenly…A Single Mom

I have been a single mom for 9 years now. Nine years of paying for the roof over our heads, the food in the fridge and the gas in the car, alone. Nine years of driving to gymnastics, dance camp, … Continue reading

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