Being a single mom can be challenging and liberating. A neighbor of mine happened to say in conversation "Well, now that you're a single mom..." and it took me completely by surprise. (I blame television for that stereotype, by the way). And it feel like running, always trying to keep up with one thing or another. After a divorce, you are suddenly off-kilter and out of balance. You're working really hard to create the best life you can for yourself and your kids. Contact Laura for your free, 60-minute confidential consultation to help you make better decisions in your divorce, achieve better outcomes and lower the cost.
I hadn't realized that I was going to be put in the "single mom" category once I was divorced. I guess I assumed that since I co-parent with my ex, I would be excluded from single mom status. You need to find your way again now that you're on your own. Don't obsess about the past or worry about the future. You might feel alone right now, but you don't have to be. The "best" life, though, has fun and silliness in it too. And sign up on my website to download your free Moxie Life Divorce Survival Guide -- where I give you easy action steps for getting off the emotional rollercoaster in your divorce!
Even if my husband and I didn't get along, we were both still deeply invested in the minutiae of running our family.
One of the biggest gifts that being a single mom gives you is a crystal clear focus on what is most important — This is the time to throw fear and self-doubt out the window. Listen to your inner you — your intuition — and do what you think is best. Your intuition is trying to help you; you just have to listen. So, identify what you need and find a resource to help you.
She inspires me to dig deeper when I feel like I’m maxed out as a WAHM! And my perfectly imagined motherhood suddenly seemed unattainable.
I think that, as moms, we all want to do our absolute best at one thing: being a mom. I want to be patient, attentive, creative, loving and amazing. I had other things to think about in order to take care of these children.
) we quickly realized just how much we clicked and spent the majority of the cruise together.
I’m so honored to have her here today, writing about becoming a single mom to 3 girls under 6 and working from home for the income needed to support them all. Three children in three years, a stressful move, the depression of money issues and finally, the divorce that was put into place that, truly, had been coming since the beginning.