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Single Parents

Motherhood: What They See is What You'll Get

I’ve always been consumed with my kids’ perception of me. Actually, I don’t know if perception is the right word. I mean, I don’t worry if they’re judging me (I have a 13-year-old daughter – I think that’s a given right now), but I’ve always wondered how they interpret me. Does that make any sense? […]

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An Unexpected Visitor: A Night at The Stanley Hotel

As a single mother of three children, every time I take my kids on what I call a “mini-vacation” (because I’m not brave enough to go on a full-size one) I’m always worried that one of us won’t make it back.  This could be for several reasons:  I’ll lose one.  I’ll try to lose one. […]

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The Widowed Parent and the Back-to-School Blues

Back-to-school time is here and like many parents, I am greeting the first day with a sigh and a, “Whew.  I made it.”  While my three kids and I had a great summer together and it seemed to fly by, I couldn’t help but feel relieved to know that a break from hearing “Mom!  He […]

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