Category Archives: Single Mother by Choice – SMC

How To Train Your Six Year Old

I’ve had a six year old for over a month! I keep meaning to write about this milestone and his birthday celebrations. I never wrote about his 5th birthday, and don’t want the same to happen here. In brief, he … Continue reading

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Take a Hint

Since Wallace was an infant, I’ve had to stand my ground when strangers touch him. I tried to be kind, but sometimes they just didn’t get it. It’s as if people feel entitled to touch, comment on, and intrude upon … Continue reading

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It’s the Little Things

I successfully bought bras and underpants yesterday! With my child in tow, so that’s extra amazing in my book. I’m very basic when it comes to these items and I hate clothes shopping in general. I have worn cotton underwear … Continue reading

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Writing Because I Can

Sometimes I am drawn to this space, especially when scaling back on my social media usage. While other times I am overwhelmed by the possibility of filling this vast white box. I crave the therapeutic effects of writing/blogging and remind … Continue reading

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My Valentine

As a single mom by choice who’s been primarily single for this parenting journey, I have made a point to do a little something with Wallace every Valentine’s day. Just for fun, because I can. And let’s not forget, he’s … Continue reading

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Nina

One year ago today, my cat and best friend of ten years, Nina, died. She had struggled with hyperthyroidism and kidney disease for over a year and the last few weeks were terrible. Letting her go was one of the … Continue reading

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MicroBlog Monday: Green Beans

I love food with flavor and a variety of vegetables. So being a single parent to a picky 5 year old cramps my style. He is definitely way more adventurous than a lot of kids his age, but I have … Continue reading

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