Category: POWER

Single Mom Starting Fresh: Where Do I Go From Here

Single is suggestive. It’s meant to be empowering. It’s not a handicap and too many of us are taking too long to realize this and move forward.┬áHere’s the thing; shit happens. We can either sit in the moment of doubt and fear or despair or we move. Too many times we’ve (women) been on the […]

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Why You Should Not Feel Guilty For Leaving

Before we jump in, I want to make sure we understand what feeling guilty means; self doubt, or feeling like you did something wrong in some case. So this piece is for my single moms who are or may be single because they walked away from a toxic or otherwise unfulfilling relationship. I walked away […]

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Stand Up Girl: He Left. Now What?

Stand up sis, pick your head up. He left, now what? Once upon a time I could sit and talk about the men I have children with all day; what they did or didn’t do. I’m sure you and your girls can too. The biggest take away is that he is no longer here. Are […]

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What They Don’t Tell Single Moms

What haven’t we heard about single motherhood right! We’ve heard it all; how hard it is, how exhausting it is, how lonely it can be and so on. What those same people don’t tell you is that single motherhood is a position. This is a season. If you get a group of single moms together […]

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Friday Success Feature: Troetta Ward

Around April of this year I felt like it was time for me to return to working full time Monday through Friday. My job with the hospital as an contract athletic trainer was full time, but my hours were mostly on the weekends and that was getting me home very late. I knew I had […]

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Voice for Moms: Experiencing Motherhood Single & Black

When you see a void, fill it. When you need a voice, use yours. That is what this single mom did. Kim, affectionately known as Kim is the creator of singleblackmotherhood.com, a space for black moms to go for inspiration, tips and motivation. She is also the creator of Experiencing Motherhood: Single & Black the […]

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Change Is Created and I’m Creating It: LaVondra Shinholster

Here’s to the many women, single moms in particular, who chose to be the change they wished to see. Some of us complain and some of us create and that’s what LaVondra, affectionately known as Typical Blacqueen, did. She took her passion of helping others feel confident, beautiful and strong to new heights. LaVondra is […]

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Emotions: How To Handle Your Emotional Roller Coasters

I was talking to a few different women this week who all mentioned experiencing the same emotions; hurt, anger, self doubt and happiness. These are all common emotions, though few are unwilling to openly admit. We are going through the same emotions. So you are not crazy. You’re totally normal. Being a single parent, whether […]

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Motherhood Is Done From The Back, Not The Front

Motherhood is hard, it is, but worrying about that takes more energy. I’ve never been the mom to worry about how my parenting looks from the outside looking in. Truth is, people are going to have something to say about everything they don’t agree with and I’m no different. I was 21 when I became […]

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TURN YOUR DREAMS INTO REALITY!

Raise your hand, if you are beyond ready to stop chasing your dreams and turn them into reality?! What is causing you not to follow your dreams?! As for some women including myself, it was self-doubt. Well… about we confront self-doubt and tell it where it can go! And I am not talking about Arizona. […]

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