Friendship

Friendships – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

Pesky school played that trick on me again. Son is all set up for the next school at home lesson. THEN at the start of the lesson the teacher asks for work to be done which requires a plasticine model to be made. As we don’t have a fully functioning stationary and supplies cupboard, an urgent search of draws and boxes took place. Eventually a large ball of old Blu Tack was found. That will just have to do. But…

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Infertility– Suffering, Marriage, Friendship and Faith Radio Interview – Foster Parents Article

It was a weird moment the other day when I verbalized to my husband that we are now experiencing secondary infertility. About fifteen years ago we were diagnosed with infertility, adopted four kids, experienced two miracle pregnancies that ended with the births of our sons (and two ectopic pregnancies) and now here we are again. We don’t necessarily want to have more biological kids, but the weird thing about infertility is that just because you don’t want to get pregnant…

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What Being Chosen Means During a Global Pandemic – Foster Parents Article

by Foster Youth Museum director, Jamie Lee Evans I have interesting dreams.  Last night I dreamt there was a COVID-19 campaign for people to make friends instead of buying all the toilet paper they can find.  Then I woke up wondering how homeless people are supposed to shelter-in-place when they have no shelter to begin with. Then of course, my mind went to my foster youth community. Fosters – my word for anyone who has a day or more of…

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This Mess is Perfectionism Too – Foster Parents Article

To look at this picture (or my house in general) I don’t think you’d describe me as a perfectionist. But I can see it hidden in there, between the wadded up paper towels jammed next to the paper towel roll. The other night my mom gave me some dishes she was getting rid of. She wrapped them in clean paper towels for the drive home so nothing would break. When I unwrapped them, I couldn’t throw the paper towels away.…

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Monday Morning Motivation – How To Be A Single Mom – Single Mum, Parents Article

Monday Morning Motivation – How To Be A Single Mom Skip to content Advanced features of this website require that you enable JavaScript in your browser. Thank you! Welcome! I am a writer, mom, and mentor. I hope you are blessed by all you read here today. Sign Up! Thank you for signing up! Your new eBook will be delivered to your inbox once you confirm your subscription. Enjoy! Categories Follow Us This is only a snippet of a Single…

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Midlife Singlemum: R2BC – Festival of Weeks – Single Mum, Parents Article

Anticipating the wheat harvest.Or perhaps just thinking about the pizza we ordered for them. For all my excitement last week about coming to the end of the academic year and having more time on my hands… turns out it was a bit premature and it has been another busy week. Here are my Reasons 2B Cheerful. There’s a linky over at Mich’s Mummy from the Heart, where us cheerful bloggers hang out. 1WeddingOn Thursday night I went to a wedding…

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‘We Carry Kevan’ aims to inspire a new model of inclusive travel ~ Special needs disability parenting BLOOM – Parents Article

Kevan Chandler paid a visit to Holland Bloorview last week on a tour to promote his new book We Carry Kevan: Six friends. Three countries. No wheelchair. We’ve interviewed Kevan twice. Once about his 2016 trip to Europe with friends who carried him in a modified backpack, and once as he planned a similar trip last year to China, where he visited care centres that support orphans with disabilities. Kevan lives in Fort Wayne, Indiana, has spinal muscular atrophy, and…

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Monday Morning Motivation – How To Be A Single Mom – Single Mum, Parents Article

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My Secret to Conquering Social Anxiety: Being Social – Single Dad, Parents Article

(Image/HBO) Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from my friend and colleague, Jenee Day. Jenee is a long-time anxiety sufferer who now shares her experiences in an effort to help others via her podcast, YouTube channel, and through her coaching and writing. Jenee is the author of “Fear Itself: How Battling Anxiety Brought Me Inner Peace.” The Fear Itself podcast is also available on most podcast platforms. … Nope. No way. Definitely not. There was no way I was…

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