mommy mindset

Don’t Make Yourself CRAZY This Christmas! – Single Mum, Parents Article

It’s CHRISTMAS TIME!!!!!   I don’t know about you, but this is my favorite time of year! I love all the lights and decorations. I love the smell of cinnamon pine cones at the store! I even LOVE the Christmas music playing on an endless loop. Yes, I am one of those people. However, this is also the time of year where I tend to drive myself a little bit crazy and drive myself into the ground. I also used…

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Remember to Take Care Of Yourself! – Self-Care is IMPORTANT! – Single Mum, Parents Article

Self-Care – we know it’s important right? You hear it all the time, self-care – don’t forget to take care of yourself. As single moms we are more often than not running in 5 different directions, going a million miles an hour with our hair on fire! We take on so much every day just to keep our small humans alive and kicking. And on those days self-care is probably the very last thing on our minds! But when we…

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Pick Your Battles – Save Your Sanity! – Single Mum, Parents Article

This weeks podcast is about picking your battles! What do you mean ‘pick your battles’? As parents we have so many different things that we have to worry about and deal with on a daily basis. Making sure that these little humans grow up safe and secure and turn into hopefully productive members of society! But let’s be honest – they can REALLY test our patience and our sanity! Who among us hasn’t ended up in a battle royale with…

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Don’t Be So Quick to Judge Others – Single Mum, Parents Article

There was a recent story about an actor who used to work on The Cosby Show who is now bagging groceries at a Trader Joes. Fox News posted this “story” with a picture of the man carrying grocery bags with a dirty shirt on. The backlash that they received from this story was epic. Because the story was positioned in a way that made it seem they were slamming the man in a sort of “look how far they have…

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My Weight Loss Struggle | The Single Mom Blog – Single Mum, Parents Article

I posted a while ago that I was going to start on a new challenge: Lose 40 pounds. Yep – 40! That’s a lot of weight to lose for me, especially since the last few years I have been packing it on instead of losing weight. I mentioned how I had gained the weight and why it was so hard for me to lose. The biggest reason being that I REALLY like food. That and I had lived a fairly…

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This is The Most Important Decision You Can Make [Podcast] – Single Mum, Parents Article

Who you allow into your life, mind & heart are among the most important decisions you will ever make. It took me some time to fully understand this and how important it was in my life. I am one of those people who will always try to see the good in people. I usually end up ignoring the bad when I do though. Quite often I would ignore or disregard bad qualities or behavior because I thought that the person…

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Talking Transgender with My Kids – What Do You Say? – Single Mum, Parents Article

The most recent controversial decision by the Trump administration (because there have been quite a few to choose from) is taking aim as transgender youth in our schools. In May of 2016 the Obama administration stated that Title IX protects the right of transgender students to use the restroom and locker rooms that coincide with the gender they identify with. However, recently the current administration has decided that they didn’t really like that idea. Stating that they believe that it…

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