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What would bless a single mom?

Sue Birdseye, mother of five, let’s us know real quick, how we can bless a single mom!

There’s Not Enough Chocolate in the World …

There is not enough chocolate in the world to fix this place I’m in. You know those days … weeks … months … years. I believe I’m living in one…

Looking For a Rescue

Sometimes I think I’m getting whacked repeatedly by the proverbial 2×4, except that I’m not having a really great revelation. Maybe a 2×4 isn’t the best analogy. Although I honestly…

Thinking About What Others Think

“Why didn’t she smile at me? Do my friends still like me? Did I say something dumb?” “They must think I’m the worst parent ever … look how my child…

My Stomping Sweetie

My 6-year-old is running away. Apparently I’m the worst mommy ever! And I don’t even know what I did this time! I mean usually I have an inkling … I…

Bummer Bumps and Spooky Night Walks

One of the bummers of being a single mom is checking out creepy noises in the night. I was never the gal who wanted to prove she was brave ……

Sanity in the Storm

Lately my biggest issue is that I think I’m losing my mind. You might think that should be considered of paramount importance, but I think it was bound to happen–I…

Breathing In and Breathing Out: Forgiveness

One of the most important topics in my life is forgiveness. Forgiveness of myself … because I fail a lot. Forgiveness of others, because … well … nobody is perfect….

No Pretty Little Bow

I think I want to hide – preferably in a nice beach house. Over the past four years I’ve felt many things more acutely than I thought possible – physical…

Holding My Faith Firmly Instead of My Children

In the past 24 hours I’ve had the opportunity to talk to two of my children – my high school sophomore and my 6th-grader – about their faith. It was…

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