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“I’m Going To Be Brave Today!” – Single Mum, Parents Article

  Sometimes I truly think that I am the bravest person I know. I don’t say that as a boast in a Hip Hip Hooray! Go Get Em Tiger way either! I mean in a way that can sometimes feel quite lonely. Being the bravest person in the room can be an isolating feeling more often than not. As single mothers, we have to keep up the front in an effort to protect our children from feeling fear that we…

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How do you know if you need counseling? (where to go) – Single Mum, Parents Article

When I moved from Phoenix, Ariz., to New York City 18 years ago, one of the things that struck me — a native small-town Midwesterner — was that everyone in New York spoke openly and freely about what their counselor said.This stunned me. Where I’m from, people certainly use mental health counseling, but when I was growing up in the 80s and 90s it was one on the down-low. Even in the early 2000s you hoped your neighbors never saw your…

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3 Of The Scariest Things About Being 30 and Single – Single Mum, Parents Article

To listen to the entire blog post instead of reading it “3 Of The Scariest Things About Being 30 and Single” just click the play button below. https://sophie-sticatedmom.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/3-Of-The-Scariest-Things-About-Being-30-and-Single.mp3Being 30 and single can be one of the scariest times for many women.  For me personally as a woman that is well over 30 and single I do not care….like at all.  But I understand that there are women who do care, who are depressed about being 30 and single, who are…

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Finding Joy in the Journey – Single Mum, Parents Article

The journey. Wow. Sometimes that seems like a very heavy and hard word. “Journey” means the act of traveling from one place to another. A line from point A to point B. From one destination to a different one. The arrival to single motherhood is different for all of us. Maybe there was an abusive or toxic marriage that existed. Maybe there was mental instability or addiction that was represented in a dangerous marriage. Perhaps the journey was thrust upon…

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Expert tips to save time and money in the kitchen – Single Mum, Parents Article

I love cooking but I don’t like the amount of money I spend on food and wish I could streamline to spend less time in the kitchen.If you feel the same, then you are right where you need to be for expert tips to save time and money in kitchen whilst making yummy food your family will love.Enter … the one, the only: Kim McCosker, founder of 4 Ingredients.No longer just a cookbook series, 4 Ingredients is now a formidable…

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Our Last Weeks Alone – Single Mothers by Choice – Single Mum, Parents Article

During the last few weeks the world around us has changed suddenly. Hot sticky days with harsh bright sunlight have been replaced by cool, crisp dry days that smell of fresh mown grass and distant fires. Many of the 6-foot-high corn fields have been mowed down, and the guy selling 12 ears for $4 out of the back of his truck has sold out for the season. The soybean fields are starting to turn golden, and maples and ash here…

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5 Reasons to Explore the World on A Bicycle – Single Mum, Parents Article

As World Bicycle Day spins around again on June 3rd, digital travel platform Agoda shares five reasons you should explore the world on two wheels, as well as great cycling routes to help you get on your bike now or bookmark for later travel. Reasons to get on your bike Get closer to nature According to Agoda’s Usage & Attitude Study 2019, Nature/Countryside is the top motivation for people to travel. Cycling gets you close to that with many cycle…

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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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10 Ways to Earn $1,000 Per Month from Home – – Single Mum, Parents Article

Working from home can be a great way to supplement your income. And if you’re a mother like me it’s a fantastic way to keep a flexible schedule. If you’re looking for ways to earn $1,000 per month from home here are ten of them. (These are all ranked from lowest pay to highest pay so that you can easily sort through.) Phone Customer Service (100 hours at $10/hr.) If you have a quiet home, a landline, computer and high…

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So you have a robodebt? – Single Mum, Parents Article

In the face of a growing class action against them, the government has promised to pay back $721 million to Centrelink recipients who have been made to pay debts back to the government they didn’t owe. But what does that actually mean for you? What we know as “robodebt” is actually called the online compliance initiative. Essentially, Centrelink used annual income data provided by the Australian Tax Office to determine whether someone had been overpaid. A key element of robodebt…

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