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The Single Mom ABCs

Accept where you are in life. Be ready for the hard questions. Challenge Yourself… You are stronger than you think! Depend on God. He will lead your family. Encourage your…

Do as I Suggest Not as I Do Organizational Ideas

Oh that it wasn’t time to get organized again, although I’ve been “getting” organizing for the last 3 years.  Yes, years.  I wish that was an exaggeration.  I think being a single…

Celebrating Extravagantly

I’ve spent a lot of time down in my basement recently in an attempt to get rid of stuff.  I have a lot of stuff.  I have a lot of…

Christmas THIS YEAR

Every October as the Christmas decorations come out all over town (which is just craziness), I become newly energized to provide the best Christmas ever for my kids. THIS YEAR…

My Single Mom Plan – Step 1 Assume a Change of Plans

Honestly, can I please at least look like I have a little bit of my life together?  Just one thing?  A small thing would be fine.  I’m realizing that the…

A Single Mom’s Late Night Lunchbox Labors of Love

So the other day I’m dragging my kids through the grocery store purchasing lunch items and for the gazillionth time they asked for those pre-packaged lunch thingies.  As a former…

Tinkling in the Ocean – The Little Joys of Life

You know how you make spur of the moment decisions and then think better of it later?  Yeah, well, I let my 3-year-old tinkle in the ocean this summer.  The…

Laundry Laundry Everywhere, No Really!

I think all I ever do is laundry.  There are always baskets and baskets in one stage or another throughout my house.  There is the overflowing dirty-clothes basket in the…

Single Mom Stories — Going to Church

One of the most difficult things I had to do after becoming a single mom was go to church. I had been an active member at my church since my…

Single Mom Spinning

One of the sweetest things I hear daily is, “Mom, watch this!” Usually it’s followed by another child saying, “Mom, watch me!” and yet another child bellowing, “Look here, Mom! …

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