3 Things My Unplanned Pregnancy Taught Me

3 Things My Unplanned Pregnancy Taught Me

Four years ago today I found out I was pregnant. Like most moms, that is a day I will never forget. Although there have been many times that I wish I could go back and redo it - that I could somehow send a message back in time and say, “Hey, everything is going to be ok. You aren’t just going to survive but you will eventually learn how to thrive.”

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Heartfelt Advice for the Pregnant Mom That is Single

Heartfelt Advice for the Pregnant Mom That is Single

When you are staring down the face of motherhood knowing you will be doing it "alone", it's easy to feel like no one understands, like no one gets it. All of the baby books are written to moms with partners, as are all of the blog posts and most any other advice you will read. So, please, if you are not in the situation but know someone who is, pass this on so that she knows she is not alone. 

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Simple Ways To Make a Single Mom's Mother's Day Extra Special

 Simple Ways To Make a Single Mom's Mother's Day Extra Special

Whatever the reason or whatever her story, the single mom may not experience the celebration of Mother's Day in the same way as most mothers with partners.

She probably won't get breakfast in bed, flowers or even a gift. It's not likely that she'll get the afternoon off to have some "me" time or be told "Happy Mother's Day" from the person she created humans with. 

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What You Need to Stop Saying to Single Moms

What You Need to Stop Saying to Single Moms

When you are talking to a single mom remember that she is a person who may have traveled a pretty rough road to be where she is. Let her decide if and when to tell you that story. 

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