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Racism & White Privilege | The Single Mom Blog – Single Mum, Parents Article

I am not here to defend looters or destruction of property. As a business owner I know how hard this is going to be on many of those small businesses. I know that many of them may not recover. I don’t believe that any of these protests should end in violence. But this is a volatile situation – and people are fed up. And they have a right to be. So, while I don’t condone or defend the rioting –…

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Stop Feeling Like Your Emotions Are Not Valid! – Single Mum, Parents Article

I was recently told that I was emotionally abusing my child. No seriously. I was told that I was emotionally abusing my child. Now as ludicrous as that statement was considering the source that it came from, I decided that I should examine why they would make such an accusation. It is no secret to those who know me that I have been struggling recently with my daughter who is diving head first into tween-hood. We have been dealing with…

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Stop Feeling Like Your Emotions Are Not Valid! – Single Mum, Parents Article

I was recently told that I was emotionally abusing my child. No seriously. I was told that I was emotionally abusing my child. Now as ludicrous as that statement was considering the source that it came from, I decided that I should examine why they would make such an accusation. It is no secret to those who know me that I have been struggling recently with my daughter who is diving head first into tween-hood. We have been dealing with…

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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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Parenting Agreements – Do You Need One? – Single Mum, Parents Article

Parenting agreements, you may already have one but if you don’t it is something that you should definitely look into having. If you aren’t familiar with what a parenting agreement is, it is basically a legal document that outlines terms for parenting with your ex. Parenting agreements are very important because it sets out guidelines and expectations for both parents. They cover all types of things such as: the visitation schedulechild supporteducational expensesmedical expenseshow you will split or share holidaystransportation…

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Parenting Agreements – Do You Need One? – Single Mum, Parents Article

Parenting agreements, you may already have one but if you don’t it is something that you should definitely look into having. If you aren’t familiar with what a parenting agreement is, it is basically a legal document that outlines terms for parenting with your ex. Parenting agreements are very important because it sets out guidelines and expectations for both parents. They cover all types of things such as: the visitation schedule child support educational expenses medical expenses how you will…

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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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