I am a proud Single Mom

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I have heard a lot of insults over my lifetime. Every person has. And most of the time they really don’t bother me because I know that they either aren’t true or are coming from someone with their own issues.  But recently, someone tried to insult me for being a single mother and I found it really puzzling because why would being a single mom somehow be a physical or character flaw that someone sees in me? Keep on reading!

To be a single mom.

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People often ask me what it is like to be a single mom. It is an innocent enough question but is not one that can be answered in a few sentences.  I usually tell people that it’s really hard but really rewarding because it is the simplest way to sum it up.

Being a single mom is so much more than what you see on the surface. Keep on reading!

Bitter or better? You choose.

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Life can sometimes throw us curveballs.

The biggest curveball I was ever thrown was becoming a single parent. I had never imagined this was the way I would become a mother. I don’t think anyone ever truly expects it, but for me it seemed like it was the EXACT opposite of my plan.

Every little girl dreams of walking down the aisle in a big fluffy white gown and marrying the man of her dreams. Keep on reading!

Things you’ll never know

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Last night I couldn’t sleep. My mind and heart were sad and the hurt I was feeling would not go away. Whenever I feel like this, I do what I always do.  I got up and watched my daughter sleep. My perfect, angelic little baby. She lay there so peacefully, breathing softly as sleep consumed her little body.  And as I watched her sleep, all I could think about was all of the things you’ll never know. Keep on reading!

Learning to love Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day has always been one of my least favorite holidays. I think it’s because a lot of the time, I have been single on Valentine’s Day. And there is something that really sucks about being single on the most romantic and lovey-dovey day of the year. Keep on reading!