Modern Moms

Does love have an expiration date? — The (Sometimes) Single Mom – Single Mum, Parents Article

People may point a finger and say, you were in a 10+ year relationship (13 to be exact, but who’s counting…) so there must be some way to make the magic last? And my reply to that is that we had too many break-ups to count, had too many reunions to count, and rode a roller coaster that continued to fall off the tracks every time shit got real. Relationships are HARD. We tried. We tried really, really hard. But…

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The Only Constant in Life — The (Sometimes) Single Mom – Single Mum, Parents Article

So let’s cut to the chase since beating around the bush has never really been my style. Is the Sometimes Single Mom, a single mom again? Yes. What happened? Lots of little (personal) things. How am I feeling about it? A little anxious, but ironically, more than anything, I feel ALIVE. When I go through periods of emotionless living, it makes me feel dead inside. There are no high or low points to my day… it just exists in one long…

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Eye Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for…Eye Cream? – Single Mum, Parents Article

Can a good eye cream really make or break your skincare routine? YES it can! The eyes are the focal point of the face and need products specifically made for them (or at least the area around them). Tired eyes, puffy eyes, dark circles, crow’s feet… to effectively treat these telltale signs of, well, life, you need products made just for them. You wouldn’t fight acne with Tylenol, so don’t assume your regular face creams will effectively work on your eye…

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How to Tactfully Monitor Your Child’s Phone Usage — The (Sometimes) Single Mom – Single Mum, Parents Article

Ahhh Generation Z (aka: Post-Millennials or, my personal favorite, the iGeneration), a group of kids who have no freaking idea what life was like before the Internet, or smartphones for that matter. To this group, ‘apple’ was never simply a fruit, but was always the coveted half-bitten symbol adorning the millions of devices you couldn’t wait to get your hands on, whether you were 6 or 65. Most Gen Z’ers spend more time on their personal devices than actually watching…

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How NOT to Deal — The (Sometimes) Single Mom – Single Mum, Parents Article

To the jerk who took it upon himself to recite the urban legend of Bloody Mary to my 6-year-old, thanks a lot you a-hole. As if parenting isn’t hard enough with incessant arguments about allotted screen-time, breakfast choices, and having to change underwear (every single day), now we have to add in frightening, bone-chilling, I’m-never-going-to-the-bathroom-alone-again stupid urban legends. Have you ever tried explaining fact versus fiction to a child? Cartoons versus real-life is a doable task, but trying to have…

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Dear Direct Sales, You Annoy(ed) Me — The (Sometimes) Single Mom – Single Mum, Parents Article

We all have those friends that we avoid like the plague. The ones who peddle products from the comfort of their own homes and stalk us nightly to see if we want to buy their life-changing products. Or worse. Far worse. They tell us how amazing their company is and ask if we want to sell products with them (gasp)! The Audacity. The nerve of some people. But, they don’t use words like sell. No, no, they are far more…

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