The Single Mom Episodes

Bonus Episode: This Twitter Dad Made My Heart Happy

A few days ago I was scrolling through my Twitter feed trying, and failing, to ignore the political nonsense that has overtaken literally all social media platforms. I posted some pithy comments and re-tweeted some of the dumbest things that...

The Pros and Cons of Working From Home

The Pros & Cons of Working From HomeAs a single mom I struggled for years trying to support my family while working full time. I had to apply for government assistance to afford the child care I needed. I knew...

Remember to Take Care Of Yourself!

As single moms we are more often than not running in 5 different directions, going a million miles an hour with our hair on fire! We take on so much every day just to keep our small humans alive and...

Pick Your Battles

As parents we have so many different things that we have to worry about and deal with on a daily basis. Making sure that these little humans grow up safe and secure and turn into hopefully productive members of society! But...

Don’t Be So Quick To Judge

There was a recent story about an actor who used to work on The Cosby Show who is now bagging groceries at a Trader Joes. Fox News posted this "story" with a picture of the man carrying grocery bags with...

Traumatic Brain Injury – My Son’s Story

Many of you have heard me talk about my son and his traumatic brain injury but I have never fully shared the story of how he was hurt. My son is a shaken baby survivor, both my boys are. I...

Don’t Eat Tide Pods!!!

The newest 'challenge' that is on social media is out there for our kids to be subjected to. The Tide Pod challenge is trending right now because kids are ACTUALLY recording themselves EATING Tide Pods and posting it online. As...

Myiam Bialik and Raising a Confident Girl

If you are not sure who Mayim Bialik is, you may not have been a young girl growing up in the 90’s watching Blossom dancing on your TV screen listening to her on screen brother Joey say “Whoa!” You are...

Who You Allow Into Your Life

Who you allow into your life, mind & heart are among the most important decisions you will ever make.  It took me some time to fully understand this and how important it was in my life. I am one of...

Talking About the Transgender Bill with your Kids

The most recent controversial decision by the Trump administration (because there have been quite a few to choose from) is taking aim as transgender youth in our schools. In May of 2016 the Obama administration stated that Title IX protects...