"Above all, be the heroine of your life, not the victim." This quote by Nora Ephron would forever change the way I viewed—and lived—my life post-divorce.
For single moms, dating can be scary. Take the stress out of entering into a new relationship and follow these 10 tips to finding Mr. Right.
Parenting is never easy—especially if you're a single mom. And no one knows this better than former 'New York Housewife' and author Kelly Bensimon. After divorcing her husband of ten years—famous French photographer Gilles Bensimon—the mother of two daughters has been juggling her career. Here, Kelly pens her advice for single mothers trying to balance it all with style and grace.
So, N0, I did not get to bed by 10PM. More like 11. I did manage to rouse myself by 5:30AM. However, to be honest, I just didn’t feel like working out. I got dressed to work out. I ate my power bar 15 minutes before my intended workout time slot. I prepared my sports drink for my work out and then . . . didn’t work out.
If you're a single parent dating a non-parent who offers unsolicited advice and commentary about your parenting skills, you've probably had it up to here.
by 5 Simple Steps to Choosing Your Path, W. Granville Brown, for GalTime.com As a professional life coach, I’m privileged to have some very successful career women as clients. I’ve discovered that many of them face challenges quite different than those encountered by men. For example, consider the deep feelings of guilt many working mothers experience.
Once Upon a time there was a kind little girl with questions in her heart. Once upon a time there was a mom who was ready to answers those tough questions. It is a familiar story: boy meets girls, falls in love, gets married, has lovely daughter, grows apart, and gets divorced. I knew the day would come when Mina would begin to start asking me questions about my marriage and recent divorce with her father. She is almost 6 and I thought I had, maybe, a few more years before an in depth conversation.
Do you feel like you spend your entire life doing things for everyone else? Are you constantly doing presentations at work, making dinner, doing laundry and running your kids to soccer practice or ballet class? Sometimes it's just too much! Does a single mom ever get a break?
Dating as a single mom can be tricky. Among other things, you have to worry about whether it's the right time to introduce your children to the new man in your life. In this video, YourTango Expert Dr. Megan Fleming discusses how to tell when is the right moment for your love life to collide with your home life.
Where is all of the love for the single moms of the world? (We're looking right at you, Rick Santorum.) Luckily, Match.com has a ton of respect for the single ladies of the world, including those who have birthed a child or two. To celebrate Mother's Day, Match took a look at the profiles of its single-mom users.
Madonna may have the music industry and an adoring public wrapped around her litle finger, but when it comes to raising a family, the single mom confesses that it's not always so easy.
Friends With Kids opens with a hushed phone call in the middle of the night from Julie (Jennifer Westfeldt) to Jason (Adam Scott). She asks him a strange question about how he'd prefer to die, presenting two options. Jason mulls it over and chooses one. And then the camera reveals a scantily clad woman sleeping next to him, his flavor of the month. "I think I'm going to break up with her soon," Jason confesses.