If you’re a single mom or a very young widow with kids, it can be especially hard to get a break. For some moms the reality is sometimes the only way you get a break is if you’re sick. Some moms almost welcome this brief interruption in their life. While we don’t think anyone enjoys getting… Read More Are You A Mom Who Secretly Likes Getting Sick?
There was a time when I very much cared about what other moms thought when I brought store-bought cookies and cakes for the class Christmas party or for the social at work. I had a boss that loved to bake and seemed to have lots of time to do it. She would almost always turn… Read More 5 Things I Couldn’t Care Less About Since Becoming Widowed
When I became widowed and a single mom at 31, no one else in my peer group was widowed around me. I was an outlier. I later realized I had my own path to follow. I couldn’t look at “Jane” down the street and wish I had the support and natural career progression she had. I… Read More Why it’s important that Widows and Single Moms Embrace their Own Path