10 Things Happy Moms Don’t Do

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the 10 things I think moms should do every day to be happy. Today, let’s talk about 10 things happy moms don’t do. These are the things that, if you truly want to be happy, you won’t do – or if you do them, you’ll stop. So what Keep Reading

Lessons Learned In 40 Years

I turned 40 over the weekend. For a long time, I dreaded it. I did not want to turn 40. Every time my boyfriend teased me about it, or my kids mentioned it, I would groan and roll my eyes. I was not looking forward to it. But then a few weeks ago, it all Keep Reading

The New Parent’s Guide to Surviving the Holidays

It’s that time of year. Thanksgiving is on the way, followed quickly by Christmas and New Year’s. It’s a fun and exciting time, particularly for new parents who are excited to share these firsts with their new child. But it can also be a frustrating and stressful time, as family and work commitments make demands Keep Reading

Bridging Two Worlds: When To Bring the Kids and the New Partner Together

One of the biggest questions single parents have when it comes to dating is, when do I introduce the kids to my new partner? It’s not an easy question to answer, and everyone will have a different opinion. I introduced my kids to my current partner a little more than two months after we started Keep Reading

What Does “For the Sake of the Children” Really Mean?

You often hear people say they’re staying in an unhappy marriage for the sake of the children. But what does that really mean? Is it really best for your kids to stay in an unhappy, toxic, or abusive relationship? What Does “For the Sake of the Children” Really Mean? Chris Sain, Jr. said, “Sometimes the Keep Reading