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Make Tax Season a Breeze With These Easy-to-Follow Pointers – Single Mum, Parents Article

Photo by Acharaporn Kamornboonyarush from Pexels Taxes might be unavoidable, but the stress associated with filing them does not have to be. Take notice of a few key details when you are preparing to pay this year’s taxes and let go of some of the hassle. Get in Touch With a Highly Qualified Professional With so much on the line, it pays to have some appropriate advice before filing taxes. Organizations including the United CPA Association can provide details about…

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A Perfume Snob Goes Full Circle – Single Mum, Parents Article

Old friends, Oscar and Cantata For my 16th birthday a friend gave me a big bottle of Charlie. That was the young and cheap(ish) choice for teenagers just starting on their perfume journey in the 1970s.At 20 I returned from my gap year and started college. My more sophisticated friends explained that you needed to have a signature scent that you always used. People would know you by it. It was the sophisticated thing to do.So I experimented with some…

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How to Embrace Midlife With Joy! – The Real Chic Life – Single Mum, Parents Article

As someone who never shies away from my age, you have heard plenty from me about all things over 40. I have shared before that even when I was in my twenties 40 sounded glamorous and complete, but that was it for me. I never really thought about what my life would be like after 40. I am not sure if that was just based on having my own 20 year old vision goggles that didn’t fully see the full…

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Signs And Symptoms of Depression Women May Ignore When Going Through Divorce – Single Mum, Parents Article

    We all rush to the doctor when we come down with a physical ailment. For some reason, though we make excuses or ignore signs that point to something being off-kilter mentally. The stigma attached to “mental illness,” results in unneeded suffering. We can admit when we have a physical illness but share the fact we are suffering from depression? No way! Women, Divorce, and Depression Below are a few facts about depression: Depression is a serious medical illness;…

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RISK – Five Minute Friday – Single Mum, Parents Article

This is another post for Five Minute Friday, where we take 5 minutes to write about a one-word prompt, and then share the post on the Five Minute Friday website. Here’s my post for this week’s prompt. This week’s one-word prompt is: RISK. You can check out all the other great posts, or submit your own post to the link up, right here: Five Minute Friday Link Up 02/21/2020 This week has been pretty good for me. I’ve seen some…

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Easy, affordable meal planning for single moms – Single Mum, Parents Article

As a single mom, and for so many moms I know, the most stressful part of your day is dinner. And breakfast. And lunch.Shopping, stocking, prepping, baking, warming, and cleaning (or not …) is weighed down with the pressure to make sure your kids are not getting [at least some marginal sum of] nutritional value and you are more or less enjoying some quality time together.Quick meal planning tips:Focus on batch and freezer cookingExperiment with meal delivery services, like HelloFresh,…

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“Only the Strong Survive” — SingleMomzRock – Single Mum, Parents Article

There is this pretty cool looking stepping stone at my job. It’s made of concrete. It’s cracked in several places (on purpose, I am certain). It appears to have one lone red rose growing out of it (it’s fake), and it says “only the strong survive.” I keep looking at this stepping stone, and for some reason, it keeps speaking to me. I can’t quite put my finger on it, but it just seems “off” to me somehow, and I…

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7 Things We Want To See In The Mighty Ducks TV Show On Disney+ – Single Mum, Parents Article

Not much is known about the series besides the casting of Gilmore Girls alum Lauren Graham as Alex, the mother of a 12-year-old boy, Evan, who is cut from the “Mighty Ducks” youth hockey team. When her son is cut from the team, Alex starts one of her own. And even though it looks like the “Ducks” may, play the villains of the series this time, we’re all pumped to see the show for ourselves and find out what happened…

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The Do’s & Don’ts To Making Christian Women Clothes Both Stylish & Modest – Single Mum, Parents Article

Who says that just because you are a Christian woman your clothes must be boring? I know I am a fashionable woman and I spent a lot of time trying to find the perfect Christian women clothes that were fashionable, stylish, reasonably modest and still appeasing to the Lord and free of judgment.It’s not that I care about what other people think but I would be lying if I said did not go to church before and faced judgment by…

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