Category Archives: Single Mother by Choice – SMC

MicroBlog Monday: A Case of the Mondays

Now that I have a very regular weekday job for the first time since before Wallace was born, Monday means something to me. I’m generally one of those chipper folks with a solid work ethic, but the people I work … Continue reading

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Just Me

I don’t get to write enough because I am so busy with work, parenting, doing all the household things, yoga teacher training, and instagram. I really need to do less instagram, but whatever, it keeps me feeling more connected. Except, … Continue reading

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Exhaustion

Wallace and I are both running on empty while trying to do too many things. I don’t know how to get us both more rest or decrease our to do lists. He has preschool four days a week and comes … Continue reading

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National Coming Out Day

This February will mark 16 years since I began coming out. Half my life! I say began because I continue to come out everyday. They aren’t nearly as dramatic and terrifying as the first time, those first years, but they … Continue reading

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Choices

The situation: we’ve been living with my mom for over a year and I’ve been just barely getting by with my amazon sales and babysitting, along with the help of food stamps. I have managed to do most of the … Continue reading

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That Mom

Wallace is just three days into preschool and I’m coming to terms with the fact that I’m “that mom.” I’m also trying to be really nice to the teachers, not be a puddle of emotions, do my work well at … Continue reading

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Busy

I need to reclaim this space, so a recap is always good! Wednesday: preschool visit and paperwork, drop direct deposit at Payroll, find out from HR that I’m supposed to work the next day at 8am, impromptu lunch at a … Continue reading

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