A Guide to Choosing a Guardian as a Single Mom by Choice

Single Mom by Choice Choosing Guardian

How To Choose A Guardian As A Single Mom by Choice Navigating the journey of single motherhood often involves facing tough decisions, one of which is choosing a guardian as a single mom by choice. A guardian, in legal terms, is someone appointed to look after your child if you’re unable to do so due…

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Why You Most Likely Won’t Regret Becoming a Single Mom by Choice

you won't regret becoming an smbc no sacrifice

Why You Most Likely Won’t Regret Becoming An SMBC 🌈💕 Embracing the Roller Coaster Ride of Single Motherhood: Laughing off Sacrifices with a Whole Lot of Love! 🌈💕  Hey there, remarkable thinkers, triers, and aspiring single moms by choice! Let’s tackle a common concern that can sneak up on all of us: the fear of…

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A Year In Review : The Life of This Single Mom By Choice

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As the year draws to a close, it’s a time for reflection and review of this mama’s single mom by choice life and career. I normally don’t share too many details of my personal life but it seems fitting to now share both my personal and business highlights of 2021, so you can get an…

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Even Single Moms By Choice Deserve Support -Cultivating Support

single moms by choice deserve support

Single moms by choice deserve support just like any other person.  That’s why I couldn’t believe it when someone close to me told me, “You can’t expect support because you decided to have a kid on your own.” And, they made clear, that meant I shouldn’t ask or expect emotional, financial, or logistical support. In…

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Single Moms in Quarantine, Happy Mother’s Day–I See You!

single mom in quarantine on Mother's Day

Happy Mother’s Day single moms and single moms-to-be! To all of you hard-working, amazing solo moms wearing 16 different hats trying to keep you and your kids afloat during quarantine, or desperately wishing to be moms, I see you!  I think being a single mom in quarantine is the biggest test of single motherhood I’ve…

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Single Mama Bear Takes on Father’s Day (Part 2)

Single Mom on Father's Day

After my blog post about Father’s Day here in Mexico, many of you have asked how it went. In case you missed the first blog post my son’s school was originally planning to combine a Father’s Day activity with an invitation for the firefighters to come to our school for a water fight. Aiden initially refused…

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Single Mama Bear Takes on Father’s Day

Single Mama Bear Takes on Father’s Day

Recently, I’ve been noticing that my 5-year-old son is going through a new phase in his processing that we are a mom-and-kid family—there is no dad in the picture since I used a sperm donor (often referred to as a single mom by choice). I know he’s processing because I’ve been getting reports from school…

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How These Single Moms Coped with Postpartum Depression

Single Mom Postpartum Depression

For single moms, coping with postpartum depression can be especially difficult because they don’t have a partner who can share the load of looking after a newborn or spot the signs of depression when it starts to appear. Depending on their support network, they might also lack emotional support. “One of the things that didn’t…

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