Handling the Holidays

Special Occasions Can Suck When You Are Divorced – Single Mum, Parents Article

  Let me preface this article with a caveat: what I am writing here applies not only to mothers on Mother’s day, it is applicable to father’s on Father’s day and to both parents for all significant events, holidays, birthdays, etc. Mother’s Day is approaching quickly. Mothers’ Day hasn’t ever been my favorite day. This isn’t a specific result of my divorce however the divorce made my feelings toward the day more intense. My relationship with my mother is strained…

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3 Ways to Win the Christmas Gift Giving Battle With Your Ex – Single Mum, Parents Article

  My ex always tries to one-up me when it comes to gift giving. One year, he asked me to let everyone on my side of the family know that my son was not allowed to accept video games as a Christmas gift. He then explained that my son was grounded and unable to play video games until he began to mind his manners at home. His Christmas wish list was mostly comprised of video games, but we scrambled to…

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My First Christmas Tree As a Single Mom – Single Mum, Parents Article

My first Christmas tree as a single mom. My first picture of ME lifting him up to put the star on the tree. You deal with day to day life and it’s fine, you boss up and do your thing every day. Were MOMS. That’s what we do! Make sure your child gets to school every day, take them to doctor appointments, make sure they have the right book bags, clothes, snacks, a clean bed and clean house to live…

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5 Reasons a Narcissist Ruins the Holidays – Single Mum, Parents Article

  If you’re divorced from a narcissist, you know that a narcissist can be a bit glitchy, or more glitchy around the holidays. Why? Because they’re entitled to all the attention. How dare Santa or Jesus or gift giving or their own children take the spotlight off them. MY ex was the glue that held our family together. Especially during the holidays. He LOVED the holidays because he could string lights on the house, bake cookies with the kids, chop…

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Your 2019 Single Moms Mother’s Day Gift Guide · Divorced Moms – Single Mum, Parents Article

  Single Mom Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2018 No one is more deserving of a great gift this Mother’s Day than all the hardworking single moms out there. They are especially deserving of being remembered on their special day. So, if you know a single mom you love and care about, make sure she knows she is cared about and respected for the hard work she does daily. Not sure what to get a single mama in your life? We’ve…

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