Single Mum Articles

The secret to enjoying a debt-free Christmas – Single Mum, Parents Article

How do some people manage to have a debt-free Christmas? Is that even a thing? After all, it’s the time when traditionally your credit card gets a battering and any money-saving intentions go out of the window in a flurry of festive spirit. Last year British consumers put £11bn on plastic to pay for Christmas. Half of us fear that we’ll still be paying off this year’s Christmas when we put up the tree in 2018! Up until a couple…

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Moving Is Child’s Play: Tips For Moving With Children – Single Mum, Parents Article

by Evelyn Terry | Nov 27, 2017 | Lets Talk, Mommyhood | Okay, so moving isn’t really child’s play, but it can be fun when you involve your children and make it a game. Plus, including your children in the plans and work of moving can help them to be less stressed about the changes going on in their lives. Here are some tips to make it easier: Pack their room last and unpack it…

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The Perfect Planner for Busy Moms – Single Mum, Parents Article

Last week, I was hit by the realization that Christmas is mere weeks away. Which means that the new year is not too far behind. How did that happen?! As November has been passing by, I’ve been more and more concerned about making sure I don’t make the same productivity and time management mistakes as I did this year. I need a planner and I need it to be one that I will stick with. Confession: I’m a Faux Planner…

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The 2017 Self-Employed Single Mum Christmas gift guide – Single Mum, Parents Article

Do you have a self-employed single mum on your gift list this Christmas? Or perhaps you don’t know what to asked your loved ones for? Maybe you’d even like to treat yourself, I know I’m going to! Either way, I’ve got THE gift guide for you! Planners/stationery Full Focus Planner>> Full Focus Planner – my planner of choice created by productivity guru, Michael Hyatt. I was one of the first people to get my hands on this awesome planner. It’s…

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CoCo And Twins: Wal-Mart Black Friday Deals – Single Mum, Parents Article

I saw that the Black Friday ad was released for Wal-Mart, I had to go look. What is on your list this year? These are some of the items I am hoping to grab next week. We had a Halloween light like this and loved it. I think snowflakes would be pretty. I love getting new pajamas for the kids. I always snag a few for each of the boys.They have gotten too tall for last year’s footie jammies, so…

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Thinking about becoming a single mother by choice? 6 places to find information & support… – Single Mum, Parents Article

If you’re thinking about becoming a single mother by choice, you’ve got some hard decisions ahead of you. Believe me, I know! It took me years to get off the fence and consider the option, let alone do something about it. What tipped the balance for me was finding the support of women who’d already done it. So today I thought I’d share with you places you can turn to de-mystify the process. You’ll also benefit from getting to know…

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{Kids Style File} To Be Fresh, Fly, and Ten-Years-Old – Single Mum, Parents Article

The other day, Aiden and I were out shopping and I found myself schooling him on how to tell if something is priced too high, what the actual worth of the product is, and how/where he could go to get a better deal. Because: bargain hunting! Duh!Truth be told, I find myself doing that a lot these days with him — schooling him on life. Particularly, things in life for when he doesn’t have me standing right next to him…

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You Will Never Be Like Him  – Single Mum, Parents Article

Dear son, you will never be like him.  No matter how many people assume otherwise, you will never grow up to be him.  I know that you’re looking to see yourself in me. But in truth, I am sorry that you are so much like me. I’m sorry that I gave you a heart stronger than a thousand warriors, because it will take you years to learn that not everyone loves like you do. It’s a hard lesson, and its scars gleam from you never…

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Waiting Line | Single Mom Out Loud – Single Mum, Parents Article

You are a wild horse running alone and he tries to tame you compares you to an impossible highway to a burning house says your smoke is suffocating him He mistreats you, pushes you away  There is something about him that  simply can’t treat you the way you  Treat him  And you tried to understand  But at what point will you choose  yourself over understanding him?  You are always too intense frightening in the way you want him unashamed and sacrificial…

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CoCo And Twins: SAHM Again – Single Mum, Parents Article

So… I am am back to being a SAHM again.  I loved being back in a classroom but the stress of coworkers, short staffing, and overtime hours was too much for us. I had considered quitting when the boys had issues at school. They didn’t hate the before/after school care but it was too big of an adjustment to our life. Earlier bedtimes and morning alarms were overwhelming for all of us. My energy was gone before I even picked…

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