dating, Divorce, Flawsome, separation, Single Moms, Uncategorized

11 Dating Tips: Breakup, Separation or Divorce

I've created a list of dating tips following any breakup, separation or divorce.  Stuff I learned the hard way.  You probably won't listen if you're a stubborn ass hot mess like I was, but I'll list it anyway. 11 Dating Tips Following Separation: Go On The Date: I heard somewhere that you should wait 2… Continue reading 11 Dating Tips: Breakup, Separation or Divorce

children, daughters, Divorce, infidelity, moms, Parenting, separation, Single Moms, Uncategorized

“I Wonder Why Daddy Picked Her Over You.”

I was sitting in a fast food restaurant, having lunch with my daughter after a day of shopping, when my then 7 year old nonchalantly asked, "I wonder why daddy picked her over you?" In a split second my chest tightened and I fought to hide back the tears.  My head fogged up and I… Continue reading “I Wonder Why Daddy Picked Her Over You.”

Single Moms, Uncategorized

Single Mom Army

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTTNWpag6fI "When I'm with you, I'm standing with an army." Ellie Goulding The first time I heard this song was at a live concert.  I was on a date, but in that moment I was immersed in so much love and gratitude for my dearest family and friends.  My people.  My army. Finding your Single Mom… Continue reading Single Mom Army

children, Flawsome, identity crisis, moms, Overthinking, Parenting, Progression, Single Moms, Uncategorized

Identity Crisis

After my separation, I realized that I had alienated myself from relationships FOR me.  I also realized that I alienated myself from experiences FOR me.  If I wanted to go somewhere or do something and it wasn't kosher to HIM, then I didn't do it.  I felt like as a family unit we had to do… Continue reading Identity Crisis

children, daughters, Flawsome, moms, Overthinking, Parenting, Single Moms, sleepovers, Uncategorized

The Joys of Giggles and Gossip

I'll be honest.  I'm terrible at hosting sleepovers for my daughter.  "We'll get them together next weekend.  Wait, she's at her dad's next weekend, how about the weekend after?"  Scheduling it is the hardest part. Then: who picks them up, who drops them off, should I clean the house first even though I know it'll… Continue reading The Joys of Giggles and Gossip