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Single and ready to mingle. Maybe. If I can find a sitter.

A big part of dating as a single mom is coming to the realization that you will never have a partner who’s life is identical to yours. Ever. No, seriously. NEVER. It doesn’t matter how much they love your kids, … Continue reading

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Grow(ing) up (kind of).

People say you can’t be your child’s friend. They say there’s a fine line between being a “fun” parent and not behaving parent-ally. I don’t know where that line is. Probably under all of the laundry I’m not doing. I … Continue reading

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IT’S A TRAP!

One of the hardest things I’ve dealt with since becoming a mother is the feeling of being trapped. I go through very long periods of insomnia and, during them, all I want to do is run around and be social … Continue reading

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Mom vs. Monsters.

Solo-parenting for six days. Send help. Lots of it. SOS. The ship is going down. Actually, I’m totally joking. I don’t know if it’s because of my previous years of experience as a single parent (two kids, two dads, it’s … Continue reading

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The inner war of Mommy or Molly.

On a daily basis, I thank genetics for whatever gave me my maternal instinct. Why, you ask? Because without it, I have a personality that screams “will abandon her children to run away and find herself for the next 20yrs”. … Continue reading

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You won’t like me when I’m lazy.

I work out. Not as often as I’d like in recent months (Hi, I just had a baby, what do you want from me?) but I do try. Because I like food. And beer. And my sanity. I am not … Continue reading

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