From Woman to Pit Bull and Back Again: Overcoming Post-Divorce Bitterness.

I became a baby mother by default or maybe because I am my single mother’s child. I was married for seven years before the marriage failed and I filed for divorce. I felt that the marriage was so volatile that it would only produce unbalanced children. I did everything everyone else said to do to […]

Stay-at-Home Single Mothering: Is It for You?

Today marks the first post-semester Monday of my rather long six-week employment break. As an adjunct professor and a freelance writer, I’ve had the rare opportunity to spend significant intervals of my two-year-old’s life either working from home. When I’m not home all day, during winter and summer college breaks, I’m returning home after about […]

How Do You Do It?: One Single Mom’s Answer.

Almost daily, mothers come up to me and say, “I just don’t know how you do it. I don’t know what I would do if I were a single mother.” I never know what to say. I usually make some sort of comment about how “good my daughter is,” or how “yes, it is a […]