I’m not sure where I was and what I was doing with my life (lol) when FLOTUS Michelle Obama’s called herself a “busy single mother” during a TV interview causing controversy. But nonetheless, the article surrounding the Flotus’s infamous slip-up is just as relevant Continue reading The Rise of the ‘Married Single Mom’ by Jacoba Urist
Lately, I’ve been searching for personal stories written by women–from all walks of life–that are in ways just like me, because of the similarities in our status; particularly as a divorced, single mommy. Discovering these women, reading about their lives, and seeing how their stories echo some of my own sentiments, has been extremely therapeutic. That’s why I am subscribing to the idea that sharing Continue reading 8 Rules For Co-Parenting With Your Ex Without (Many) Fights By Andrea Barbalich
I ran across this story written by divorced, single mommy Tova Ross and it spoke to me on so many levels. Mainly because I could totally relate to her refreshing point of view. I have been feeling very content about being a single-mommy-post-divorce, for a long time Continue reading For now, I’m Content to be a Single Mom. And that Confuses People by Tova Ross
I want to share a story that is truly near and dear to my aching heart. Most of you have probably read about my hometown Flint, Michigan and their water crisis in the national news lately or you may have Continue reading The Flint Water Crisis Through The Eyes of Single Mommies
Taraji P. Henson ia a Golden Globe Winning…Oscar nominated… Emmy Nominated (and the awards list goes on) American actress and singer. With almost 20 years in the entertainment industry under her belt, she has certainly left an indelible mark with roles in films such as Baby Boy, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Hustle & Flow, Think Like A Man, and Think Like A Man Too, as well as on television shows like The Division, Boston Legal and Person of Interest.
But you all have probably let her into your living rooms on Wednesday nights, and fell in love, as she served us all kinds of fierce, sexy, fabulousness & power with a tinge of no-nonsense, in her electrifying role as “Cookie Lyon” on the hit music industry inspired show Empire. Our #wcw (Women Crush Wednesday), is definitely a SiNgLe MoMmY Celebrity We Admire!
I wanted to share this interview with my SiNgLe MoMmY community, just to let you know that we can have it all…we can
“When your ex-husband is arguably the biggest comedienne on the planet, you know that any distress in the relationship is going to be headline news. Following her high profile divorce and subsequent residual drama, Torrei was thrust into the often times harsh limelight.
Never one to be content with settling for what’s easy, Torrei has plunged headlong into forging her own career and creating her own brand. The vibrant mother, actress, producer & television
New Year, new opportunity to find love! The kind of love that we desire and deserve. Regardless of our past experiences with our Wrong Misters, it’s possible to find true love, again. Tara Ellison, author, Synchronized Swimming, shares her personal experiences and enlightening advice on dating as a single mom. After reading this article, I’m certainly open to putting myself back on the market again.
I woke up about an hour late this morning, because I barely slept last night. My body was tired, but I could not get my mind to rest. There’s a lot going on up there and I had something dropped in my lap at the very last minute yesterday, that had me all worked up and stressed out. All of which was out of my control, but knowing that helped nothing.
As I laid in bed, all of my thoughts ran so recklessly in my head. I tried
Sooo I whipped up this deceptively delicious strawberry-blueberry smoothie for my son, that was packed with spinach, kale, carrots, ground chia and flax seeds. And he LOVED it!! That’s when I was totally, completely and utterly HOOKED! I was sooo happy that I no longer had to bribe him to eat veggies (outside of his few favorites) or lecture him at dinner time about the importance of vegaetable to his health, as he sat and stared at his plate of meat and foreign objects. Now I could just throw it all in my Nutribullet with yogurt or milk or 100% juice and Voila!
Now how did I get here?
So I’m sitting here with a Shea moisture deep treatment masque, that I added honey, olive oil and coconut oil too, a plastic cap and heating wrap on my head, while attempting to literally zen myself back to the inner peace and tranquility I experienced on a cruise to Cabo San Lucas.
This vacay was probably one of those rare times in my life, that I allowed myself to totally be free…to totally let go (of my plans and expectations)…to totally enjoy every moment (regardless of the outcome) and…
…To totally get my tail in the water. Well, ok, I didn’t totally do that. The