single parenting

Newly divorced mom, you will find strength in every tear and courage in every breath.

An Open Letter To The Newly Divorced Mom

Newly divorced mom, you will find strength in every tear and courage in every breath.

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It’s been almost thirty days since my husband left for a completely impromptu army training.

What I Learned About Myself When My Husband Left For The Army

My husband left for the army and in many ways I've found myself. I had to be strong for my kids and strong for myself. I learned that I can do it.

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I had forgotten: absorption is the best kind of self-care.

Let The World Fall Away: A Single Mom's Path To Self-Care 

I had forgotten: absorption is the best kind of self-care.

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When was the last time you thought about your happiness level and personal goals?

5 Ways I'm Learning To Make The Most Of My Kid-Free Time

What if I could find a way to look forward to my kid-free time instead of dreading it?

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Visitation exchanges need not be police matters or events that create patterns of family dysfunction in the children we love.

What Should A Custody Exchange Look Like? 10 Ways To More Peace

What should a custody exchange look like and how do co-parents manage to keep them peaceful and productive?

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New best friend!

Five Tips For Dating A Single Parent

You’ve met someone who you actually like. There you are, on your first date, and you think, I can’t believe how well this is going.

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You Are Enough: How Justice Kennedy's Idealization of Marriage Failed Single Parents

No one enters into marriage and becomes whole; there is no magical superpower that's granted alongside the marriage license. Marriage is simply two imperfect people who choose to come together in an imperfect union. That union can be remarkable and powerful, but it can also be dysfunctional and excruciating. Sometimes, it's even abusive.

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