My son and I just celebrated his second birthday on January 30. I’ve had baby fever something fierce for about 6 months now and the idea of waiting until I find the elusive “one” in order to have more children seems absurd. I’m ready to […]
A letter to my son’s father after their first meeting. Dear T, Saturday was everything I have wanted for the last 9 and a half months. You were so great with him and didn’t force the connection; that wouldn’t have worked with a 9 month […]
I would be lying if I said everything about being a single mom is either bad or good. Just as with anything, there is both good and bad. Being a mom, in itself, has challenges. Being a single mom has those challenges as well as a […]
You, you there in spit-up stained sweatpants, bloody chapped nipples and tears streaming down your face. Yes, you, the single mom with a newborn. I promise it gets better. I have been where you are. I have gone days without sleep, and not figuratively speaking, […]
I know that Zay growing up without a dad isn’t my fault. I know being a single mom isn’t my fault, so I’m letting go of the hard feelings. This wonderful father who sat in front of me doesn’t deserve my negativity. He’s doing his job and loving it and I can’t hold the faults of Zay’s dad against the man doing what he’s supposed to. So I’m letting go. I want to say thank you to all of the men out there raising their children, loving them and doing a damn good job despite your concerns that you’re not. I promise you are killing it at parenthood and the world needs more great men like you.