Nicole Smith

Parenting Young Adults by Nicole Smith – Single Mum, Parents Article

With recent events, I have seen a slew of helpful resources for parents of young children who have transitioned to working from home and how to adjust. However, parents of young adults, especially those 18 – 22, are overlooked even though we have a unique set of challenges. Having to navigate through this pandemic with a young adult proves difficult because they are still our children, but old enough to make their own decisions. I like to call our young…

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Goodbye to our 2019 Featured Experts – Single Mum, Parents Article

Time sure has flown! 2019 came and went, and now we are bringing in the new decade! We had an inspiring group of 2019 Featured Experts on The Life of a Single Mom team! They covered some of those hard-hitting topics that some of us try to avoid. We covered selfishness, connecting with God, finding a routine that works, remembering the good things, and all the way to dating advice (because let’s face it…as a single mom, dating is HARD).…

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It is Okay to Be (a little) Selfish – Single Mum, Parents Article

In all the hustle and bustle of the holidays, we can become so preoccupied with completing everything on the checklist that we often forget to take care of one of the most important aspects of the season; often times it is so overlooked that it doesn’t even make the checklist! What is it? Ourselves. It is okay to be a little selfish. In order to be the best possible person for our children, our job, our friends etc. we must…

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Salsa and Dating by Nicole Smith – Single Mum, Parents Article

Salsa and Dating? How does that go together? Growing up in a Panamanian home meant that we listened and danced to salsa music…a lot. I have grown to love this art form so much and it brings me joy like nothing else in this world. Little did I know it would also be a guiding tool in how I approached dating. Step 1 – Lay the Foundation. In a salsa class, before you ever learn to dance with a partner,…

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