Category: SINGLE MOTHERHOOD

7 Ways To Celebrate Valentine’s Day As A Single Mom

So today is Valentine’s Day and you might be single, but you’re not mad single, just single. As single moms we tend to dwell on holidays that traditionally call for a woman to be dating. Not today. Not in 2019. And let me tell you something else, nobody is focusing on you being single, but […]

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Dating A Single Father? Consider This.

As single mothers we have our fair share of issues when it comes to dating, but I want to bring another side of dating to your attention. I’ve never had to deal with the infamous ‘baby mama drama’. My daughters are the oldest, only and only girl their fathers. I don’t present any drama nor […]

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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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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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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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MORE MONEY, NO PROBLEM: DEBT FREE WITH VALENCIA MORTON

We all want more money, but when you have huge amounts of debt, a clogged mindset and no real knowledge on how to get more money, all those dreams of having it go unaccomplished. I myself have dealt with a massive amount of student loan debt so I know what it’s like to feel buried […]

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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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WORK: 13 Skills Single Moms Develop That Pay

Work isn’t always easy to find or keep as a single parent. Single moms develop a multitude of skills that we can and do utilize on a daily basis. Think of all the things that you do on a regular day, evening or night that could and do have a huge pay off and pay […]

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Motherhood: Overwhelmed? 9 Exercises To Help You Breathe Again

Motherhood is heavy. The sooner you admit that to yourself the better. It’s difficult sometimes and we all are experiencing it together in different ways with different ways of handling it. Have you ever noticed that sometimes the kids need something or your toddler asks for something and your first thought is, “uhhhhh”? Kids aren’t […]

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School, Single Motherhood and Student Loans

Student loan debt has made it that much harder for single mothers to finish college. On top of childcare and work schedules, students loans stand to be the 3rd highest reasoning for lack of college degrees in the single motherhood community. There is hope though. Regardless of the many hurdles politicians try to throw our […]

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