Tag Archives: Christmas

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, the holidays can be especially tough especially if it’s not “your year” to have the kiddos. The holidays as a single mom may mean less… Read More

Random Thoughts December Edition

Here are just some random stuff I’ve been thinking about. Not really enough brain cells or creativity to create an entire blog post about any one of these topics, but I may elaborate on a few of these once a few more brain cells decide to check back in from vacation. (This is why I… Read More

The Typical American Family Christmas

Growing up, I longed for the Christmas’ of the typical American family that I saw on TV. Running down the stairs Christmas morning with Santa’s gifts piled under the tree, snow and a fire in the fireplace, singing Christmas carols and all that. The little control freak that was present in me even as a… Read More

Four Christmases

A few years ago I saw a movie called, “Four Christmases,” starring Reese Witherspoon and Vince Vaughn. It’s about a couple who try to visit all four of their divorced parents on Christmas Day. When the Kidlet was born, my ex and I decided that we did not want to travel from place to place… Read More

Us Against The World

It breaks my heart when people tell me that they don’t have updated family photos. I have so much going on these days that remembering little things and little moments are becoming more and more difficult. It’s been 8 years since I held my little baby girl in my arms, breathed in her little infant… Read More