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10 Sources of Income That You Can Earn From Home – Single Mum, Parents Article

Heather is a single mother living in beautiful Colorado. She has 3 wonderful children; twin 17 year old boys and a 11 year old daughter. She has lived in Colorado for the better part of her life and is a stay at home work at home mother. She started her own business over 9 years ago and is happily, albeit precariously, balancing work and personal lives. She spent over 8 years struggling financially and emotionally as a single parent before…

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Keto Diet – Did It Work For Me? – Single Mum, Parents Article

GIRL! I lost 35 pounds on the Keto Diet! Before I dive into the Keto diet and how it helped me lose weight, let’s do a little recap. I created a blog post a while back with an update on my weight loss struggle. In fact it is something I have blogged about a few times… I quit smoking 8 years ago, and after I did I gained a lot of weight. What started out as 10 additional pounds grew…

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Keto Diet – Did It Work For Me? – Single Mum, Parents Article

GIRL! I lost 35 pounds on the Keto Diet! Before I dive into the Keto diet and how it helped me lose weight, let’s do a little recap. I created a blog post a while back with an update on my weight loss struggle. In fact it is something I have blogged about a few times… I quit smoking 8 years ago, and after I did I gained a lot of weight. What started out as 10 additional pounds grew…

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10 Easy Ways to Treat Yourself This Mother’s Day! – Single Mum, Parents Article

Mother’s Day is upon us! Yes, that’s right ladies the one day a year where it is all about us! The day when we get pampered and waited on hand and foot. Yeah, that probably won’t happen. For most of us single moms, Mother’s Day is just like every other day. You will likely get some lovely home made gifts from your little ones. Those cute little poems with the hand prints on them. Or maybe even a clay sculpture…

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10 Easy Ways to Treat Yourself This Mother’s Day! – Single Mum, Parents Article

Mother’s Day is upon us! Yes, that’s right ladies the one day a year where it is all about us! The day when we get pampered and waited on hand and foot. Yeah, that probably won’t happen. For most of us single moms, Mother’s Day is just like every other day. You will likely get some lovely home made gifts from your little ones. Those cute little poems with the hand prints on them. Or maybe even a clay sculpture…

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[Podcast] Are You Undervaluing Yourself? – Single Mum, Parents Article

Don’t make the mistake of undervaluing yourself! While on Twitter the other day, I made the ridiculous decision to reply to a tweet from Donald Trump. It was actually a valid question but I did pose it in a snarky fashion. – but it got the attention of some ‘conservative’ followers. I then made an even sillier decision to engage with said follower. After a bit of back and forth, the final comment that was made to me was ‘No…

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[Podcast] Are You Undervaluing Yourself? – Single Mum, Parents Article

Don’t make the mistake of undervaluing yourself! While on Twitter the other day, I made the ridiculous decision to reply to a tweet from Donald Trump. It was actually a valid question but I did pose it in a snarky fashion. – but it got the attention of some ‘conservative’ followers. I then made an even sillier decision to engage with said follower. After a bit of back and forth, the final comment that was made to me was ‘No…

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Self-Contentment – Being More Than Just Mom – Single Mum, Parents Article

Self-contentment… remember what that feels like? Do you remember who you were before you had kids? Do you remember what you loved to do and the things that brought you joy?  As a single mom I know that for many years I felt like there was nothing more to me than just being Mom. It was a feeling that is hard to nail down sometimes. The best way I can describe it is a sort of hollow feeling inside. Like…

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Self-Contentment – Being More Than Just Mom – Single Mum, Parents Article

Self-contentment… remember what that feels like? Do you remember who you were before you had kids? Do you remember what you loved to do and the things that brought you joy?  As a single mom I know that for many years I felt like there was nothing more to me than just being Mom. It was a feeling that is hard to nail down sometimes. The best way I can describe it is a sort of hollow feeling inside. Like…

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Suddenly Single Mom – Learning to be the Primary Care Giver – Single Mum, Parents Article

For many couples with children it has been typical that the woman would be the primary care giver. Often times staying at home to care for the kids while her husband worked.  However, over the years this dynamic has changed a bit. A 2013 Pew study revealed that 40% of women were the main breadwinners in their homes. It is likely that number has risen over the years.  So what happens when a mother, who has always been the primary…

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