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

Chances are, the majority of single moms will not have the same celebratory experience on Mother’s Day that many moms with partners will have.

She probably won't get breakfast in bed, flowers or even a gift. (And if she has very young kids, she won’t even get a homemade gift from school!) It's not likely that she'll get the afternoon off to have some "me" time, given a sweet card of gratitude and some may not even hear the words “Happy Mother’s Day”.

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To the Woman on Facebook Who Said She is Heartbroken for Me

To the Woman on Facebook Who Said She is Heartbroken for Me

Just under a year ago I wrote an open letter to a lady that was screaming at her child's father in the parking lot of Chuck E Cheese's. That was my first and I thought my only open letter post but, perhaps it's going to be an annual thing. Not really, but I came across something today that I haven't been able to shake, much like that lady in the parking lot. Only this time it was in a Facebook group and it was a well-meaning lady who happened to strike a nerve with me. 

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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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