Category Archives: The Single Mom Life

Feeling Like A Single Mom

Since I’ve been back, I’ve finally, after almost two years of being a single mom, feel like, well, a single mom. (The fact that there are, like, twenty commas in the first statement kind of proves how fried my brain is right about now). Homeschooling a 4th grader is hard core. Instead of letting my… Read More

The First Day Of School

Yesterday was the first day of the 4th grade for the Kidlet. I can’t believe it. As per our usual tradition, our first day consisted of a special breakfast (a maple bacon donut!) followed by school in the park. This tradition started in kindergarten when we were unable to stay at our house the first… Read More

The Carnival Fish Dilemma

Whoever thought of giving children a live animal that doesn’t live for more than three days was a jerk. I mean, let’s think about this for a second, shall we? Let’s get little Sally something to get attached to, something she cannot touch, but can love a few days and then we can crush her… Read More

Omg! I’m Old.

Gawd. When did this happen??! I was walking around the U.S. Open this weekend with my friends. Clouds of sand dust swirled around making the atmosphere almost misty in its haze. All around us were the sounds of chatter and festivities and half-naked teens. I couldn’t help but roll my eyes. The adolescents seemed to… Read More

The Birth Of A Saleswoman

Yesterday, I was working at a small trade show that my company, UNDFIND, sent me to last minute. Usually I don’t plan on working too much on Mondays away from home since I have the Kidlet and I don’t like leaving her at a babysitter (not that I know any in my area anyway). So,… Read More

What I Do Best…

In the car yesterday, somehow the conversation came up about worry. The Kidlet chimed in, “That is what my mom is best at: worrying.” Sigh. Apparently, that’s the legacy I’m leaving my kid.

On Mothers and Kidlets

For the first time in years, I was able to spend Mother’s Day with both my mom and my Kidlet. It was a nice day full of food, cake and Candy Crush (my mom and daughter are ADDICTED). Before I was married, I thought I wanted two Kidlets. Then when I had the Kidlet, I… Read More

The Secret Mission

A few months ago, I was walking to the beach with the Kidlet, and we happened upon a jewelry store. I love unique rings and one silver ring shaped like a corset caught my eye. I went in and tried it on, but after looking at the price tag, deemed it a little too pricey… 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