Category: Single Moms

Don’t Tell Me Happy Father’s Day

Mother’s Day is big business in the United States. The National Retail Federation estimates that in 2015, over $21.2 billion was spent on Mother’s Day gifts. A projected 84.2% of Americans celebrated mommy with cards, brunch, flowers, jewelry, etc. It’s all well deserved, moms work hard. Mother’s Day is a joyous occasion many women look forward to celebrating and feeling appreciated. Tupac and Boyz II… Read more →

Five Co-Parenting Tips For The Holidays

The holiday season is here which means Christmas carols, holiday shopping, Santa Claus…and the Ex. During the holidays the kids will be out of school, there will be planning for Christmas gifts, and lots of family get togethers. There is no shunning contact with the ex. To make this time run smoothly you have to put your personal feelings aside.  Here… Read more →

Moms And Dating…When Should He Meet The Kids?

The latest headlines concerning Ciara, her new beau Russell Wilson, and her ex Future are grounds for a great discussion. When should kids from a previous relationship be introduced into the equation of your new relationship? Everyone is weighing in on the debate. Before we proceed, there are a couple factors to eliminate in order to make this a healthy… Read more →

Mother’s Love Is The Only Unconditional Love

Recently I was looking at old childhood photos to post for #TBT.  As I sifted through pictures of my ballet recitals, Girl Scout meetings, 4-H competitions, cheerleading camp, piano lessons, and a ton of disastrous fashion mishaps I thought “Wow. I was a really dorky kid.” However, I never felt uncool at the time.  In fact, I was confident in all… Read more →

Greatest Motherly Advice From My Mom

My mom rarely preaches to me about parenting.  I appreciate that. However, when she makes subtle observations or gives advice I take it to heart because she doesn’t comment much.  She casually said something about Mo that really made me think. “As the oldest son growing up in a house without a man present, be careful not to pressure him… Read more →

Denise Richards Really Is Wonder Woman

My level of love and respect is quickly growing for Denise Richards. The 42 year old beauty continues to inspire me with her unselfish co parenting.  Having children by someone you’re no longer with isn’t easy.  *insert Charlie Sheen joke here* Learning to co parent can be a struggle for the best of us.   She serves as a great… Read more →

Time To Bury The Hatchet And Learn To Co Parent

Parenting isn’t easy.  When you have children with someone you’re no longer in a relationship with it creates another set of obstacles.  One major challenge is learning to balance personal healing with raising your kids.  Co parenting with someone who hurt you can be more painful than a bikini wax.  However, like being bare down there in a new cute… Read more →

50 Most Powerful Moms of 2013

As a mom and MBA student, Working Mother’s list of the 50 Most Powerful Moms of 2013 caught my eye. I was even more excited when I saw my imaginary BFF, Mariah Carey made the top 10. Way to go Bestie!!! Fellow Hollywood mommies, Beyonce’ and Giselle made the Top 10 as well. Working Mother says: These 50 American moms hold… Read more →