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Talk to Your Kids About Working and Why It’s Important (Secret 5: Balancing Work and Single Motherhood

Posted by admin on Nov 13, 2009 in Tips for Single and Partnered Parents

Talk to your kids about working and why it’s important Hi everybody:  Talking to your child(ren) about working and why it’s important is Secret Number 5 in my five part series on gaining a better balance between working and being a single mom.  It’s important our kids recognize the importance of working and what it […]

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5 Secrets for Balancing Work and Single Motherhood (Number 4)

Posted by admin on Nov 9, 2009 in Tips for Single and Partnered Parents

End Your Relationship with Self-Imposed Guilt Once upon a time, there was a single working mom who was a consultant.  And she had a H.U.G.E. client proposal to turn in by the end of the week.  She also had a team of four highly capable consultants working for her, plus a very flexible Partner (the […]

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Number 3: I am Super Single Mom, former Superwoman…

Posted by admin on Nov 6, 2009 in Tips for Single and Partnered Parents

…Hear Me Roar Pass Out In point number one in this series on balancing work and single motherhood, we spoke about the importance of understanding what your boss/institution/company needs from you.  Then, in point number two, we discussed the importance of understanding what you need from your job – and communicating those needs to relevant […]

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5 Secrets for Balancing Work and Single Motherhood (Number 2)

Posted by admin on Nov 4, 2009 in Tips for Single and Partnered Parents

Number Two: Know what your needs are and make sure you communicate them to the people you work with. I have failed myself in determining my needs and sharing them with my work colleagues so many times, I decided to stop counting! When I first became a single mom, I tried my best to hide […]

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5 Secrets for Balancing Work and Single Motherhood (Number 1)

Posted by admin on Nov 2, 2009 in Tips for Single and Partnered Parents

Hi everyone – This is a topic we all struggle with…trying to find some kind of balance between single motherhood and work.  This is the first post in a 5 post series… Number One: Are you clear on what your company and what your boss need from you? This may seem like a funny place […]

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Observations on how the world works, according to our kids…

Posted by admin on Oct 30, 2009 in Quotes from Kids

I got to thinking about all of the cutie pie things my daughter has said to me over the last 6 or 7 years (not that her first year of girly gurples and tweets wasn’t cute, it just wasn’t coherent)….and I thought we should really have a section in the blog to record those tales […]

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3 Single Mom Traps and How to Avoid Them

Posted by admin on Oct 25, 2009 in Tips for Single and Partnered Parents

1) Always feel like you’re short on time? What happens when you are presented with one more thing to add to your TO DO list? If you are like the single working moms I know, you say something like this in your head: “hmm, I’ll just plan better and squeeze that in between task number […]

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Reading a book at bedtime…mom zero, kid one.

Posted by on Oct 12, 2009 in Meaningful Mommy Moments

One night last week, as we began our bedtime rituals, I told my daughter I would read one book to her if she got into bed at time (which I admit I only do sporadically now that she can read – she’s 8). She immediately turned into a masterful negotiator, “Mom, two books.” And of course […]

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http://www.omaha.com/article/20091004/NEWS01/710049897

Posted by on Oct 5, 2009 in Articles

Interesting article…68% of American mothers of children under 18 work outside the home…

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