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The forecast – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

The weather forecast is saying it’s clear blue sky and no rain today. The clouds and the showers would beg to differ. Another inaccurate weather forecast. It’s clearly the forecasters fault that it’s raining …. It always is. I remember going to a Test Match (Cricket) between England and India. It had been a good weather forecast. But it was chucking it down and play was suspended. With perfect timing the main TV weatherman came onto the pitch to do…

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The One Book Every Single Mom Should Read – Single Mum, Parents Article

0 Flares Reddit 0 StumbleUpon 0 Buffer 0 Filament.io 0 Flares × Hey mamas! So I was kindly sent a book recently and asked to share it with you. I was super excited to read it as it’s a book filled with stories and poems from single…

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Are you DONE kissing frogs? | – Single Mum, Parents Article

Haven’t you found THE man to be the father of your child yet? And maybe you have already kissed a number of frogs that unfortunatelyremained… frogs! Please don’t worry! A lot of the women I have spoken with have periodically had thoughts like: “I’m not good enough” or “I don’t deserve love” or “I don’t deserve to be a mother” or “There must be something wrong with me since I haven’t found the rightman yet”. I would L-O-V-E to inspire…

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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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The Single Father’s Guide: Insanely Simple Crock-Pot Recipe – Single Dad, Parents Article

My fellow, single father brothers, if you’re responsible for cooking for you and your children and you don’t have a crock-pot, get one. Cooking in a crock-pot is one of the easiest and most economical ways to help create a healthy diet for you and your children. From the standpoint of cost-effectiveness, wait until you find a protein that’s on-sale at your grocer’s meat department or at your local butcher. Grab a pork shoulder or beef rump roast and, if…

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Monsters Are Afraid of Me – Single Dad, Parents Article

Children grow up fast enough. Sometimes, when my two beautiful daughters were little girls and it was time for them to go to bed, one or both would say with genuine concern, “Daddy, I’m afraid that there are monsters in my room.” A monster under the bed? Of course, I couldn’t have blamed them for that innocent fear in any case, but especially because my two little girls had experienced the most traumatic thing little girls could imagine. My daughters…

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Dating Sucks. I Can Prove It – Single Dad, Parents Article

Dating sucks. It really does. I hadn’t expected to be dating after I married my wife 26 years ago. Fate has its own plan for us and there isn’t much we can do about it. This brings me to real life case of dating sucks. I met Jess on Bumble. I’ve actually met a number of remarkable ladies using dating apps and services, but no, I haven’t met Miss (Ms.) Right . . . which brings me to Jessica. Jess and…

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Gozer the Gozerian & Aunt Flo – Single Dad, Parents Article

What really possessed Regan MacNeil? As a young husband, I would be shocked every 28 days or so by the demonic possession of my beautiful bride by cantankerous imp who I came to know as Aunt Flo. In spite of having grown up in a home with three younger sisters, the vituperous arrival of my late wife’s monthly visitor never ceased to surprise me. I’d walk through the door wearing a hopeful smile after a long a day at the…

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