You've Come A Long Way, Baby

I very rarely, if ever, give myself enough credit, but I have, indeed, come a long way.  I've come a long way from: The frightened, ashamed, in-shock woman I was when I realized I had to call off my engagement when I was only 2 months pregnant and proceed as a single mother by choice. The justifiably angry woman I was during 7 months of gestating all by myself because I had no one to take care of me during a time when most women are cared for with an abundance of love and attention and made to feel special. The mother of a newborn; alone, exhausted, riddl...more

Advice New Single Mothers Can Use to Build Their Village

Single parenthood, like all forms of parenthood, comes with its ups and downs, but going into the situation with a little advice in your back pocket can make the journey easier. As a single mother, I know what you're going through right now, and my experience as a life coach for other single mothers has helped me to collect a lot of advice over the years. Whether you planned in advance to be a single parent by choice or your new role has taken you by surprise, there may be a few questions you're asking yourself. ...more
Being a single parent is challenging to say the least, it's always helpful to find resources ...more

Moving On

"Moving on, no matter how much it hurts, is our way of loving ourselves enough when others don't." - Issa Mas...more

Pushing Your Past Out Into Your Future

I'm guilty of many things that are less than healthy (ice cream addiction, Oreo cookie addiction, couch addiction, etc.), but one of the most unhealthy things that I've always done and I am working on changing is the fact that I allow my past to cause me pain in the present, so much so that I sometimes end up pushing my past out into my future.  What do I mean by that?  I'll tell you....more