Once a Photographer…Always a Photographer

My interest in photography began sometime in high school. I loved taking photos of my friends and I had a keychain film camera that I took with me everywhere I…

5 Things Men Should Know Before Dating A Single Mom

In my 5 minutes on the online dating scene, I had more than a few guys completely reject me because I had a kid. And though that may seem harsh…

5 Things You Must Have to Thrive As A Single Mom After Divorce

Life as a single mom isn’t so bad…unless it’s tax season and it’s not your year to claim your child (yeah, that’s me). Once you get past the lower rungs…

Running After Divorce, Running From Life

This weekend, I finished my third half marathon in my hometown race, the Surf City Half Marathon. 17 months ago, I hadn’t run farther than one full mile, and that…

How To Be A More Confident Woman

If you were to take a poll of the most attractive quality in a person, I would bet that in the top 3 would be confidence. There is something appealing…

How to Survive On One Income After Divorce

I’ve never been good with living on a budget. I like to shop; I find it cathartic (yes, yes I know a therapist would have lots to say about that),…

Dating After Divorce: Tips To Help You Tread the Murky Waters of Singlehood

Whether you’re 21 or 41, dating is a daunting task. Personally, I hate it. Well, hate isn’t a strong enough word. Loathe is more like it. Dating after divorce is…

How To Handle Your Ex Getting Remarried

It’s bound to happen. Some day, your ex will remarry, and when that day happens, you may feel a surge of random emotions. That day for me was last Monday.…

40 By 40 | Setting Goals, Living Life & Kicking Ass

The evening I turned 38 a few months ago, I began making a list of things I wanted to accomplish. I realized that many of the goals I wanted to…

How To Survive The Holidays As a Single Mom

As much as the holidays are a joyful time for many, for some, the holidays are tough for various reasons. For a single mom (or single parent) who is co-parenting,…