Single Parenting: What Grows in the Weeds?

Oh, how I missed gardening when I was a single parent! Sad to say, I had to watch the weeds overtake all the hard work I had put into my former perennial garden. For me, weeds represented chaos. Something infringing upon existent beauty. In my head, though, I knew I would get a chance, one […]

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Mother’s Day: Remember the Blessing

She caught my eye.  I watched her as I peddled on my exercise bike. My motion similar to her tedious task. She gathered one by one, over and over again. A twig, a branch, and a sprig here and there. Her dedication was admirable. Even more impressive was her perseverance to accomplish such a mundane task. […]

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Single Parents: Why Were You Born?

Girl wearing hat and plaid coat walking down cobblestone street

“The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” ~Mark Twain So much information swirling around us in this pandemic. Myself, unable to concentrate at this time trying to take it all in. At last, I am ready to pick up the pen once again. With the caveat, simple and to […]

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Seeking Answers for Single Parents

Girl with hat sitting in window in Greece

Today is Saturday. I woke up and realized I wanted to use this day to retreat, reflect, and keep this simple. Partly because this question has been heavy on my heart all week, “How are our single parents going to get through this pandemic?”  It may be that when we no longer know what to […]

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