Tag Archives: Single Parenting

Famous Quote Friday – “Against the Grain”

One of my favorite quotes from the Garth Brooks song “Against the Grain” speaks of standing out of the crowd in order to make a difference in the world. This is a lesson I’ve tried very hard to instill in … Continue reading

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They Need to Earn It

In searching for a quote for Motivation Monday, I came across this gem. I’m not sure if it was really Ginger Rogers who said it, but the words themselves speak to me. This is a phrase I have lived by … Continue reading

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Fun Fact Friday: Spider-Man Teamed Up With Planned Parenthood

Spider-Man has always been one of my favorite comic series. I mean come on. He’s in love with MJ. Which is short for Mary Jane. Which is so much cooler than what my MJ stands for, but still. It turns … Continue reading

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Playing Games Makes You Smarter

Who would have thought it? Oh wait, I did. According to an article on Entrepreneur.com, there are a few hobbies that are very beneficial toward the purpose of expanding your brain power. These are all things that people have known help your … Continue reading

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Getting Assassin’s Creed Syndicate and a Good Night’s Sleep (Help Wanted)

If you’ve got gamer kids like my son, you know that getting them to go to bed is not nearly as easy as it is for kids who love reading. A book is easy enough to take to bed with you, … Continue reading

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How to Share Your Passions With Your Kids (In a Non-Pushy Way)

I have always hated the “Because I said so” method of parenting. Probably because my mom never really subscribed to it. If there was something she wanted me to do, she almost always gave me a reason. I may not … Continue reading

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What Defines a Single Parent

I read an article on the Huffington Post about the definition of a single parent. I find it interesting and sad that people are arguing about what makes a single parent. Is it really that important to convince others that your … Continue reading

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Kids Should Pick Their Clothes

I read this article on Wealthy Single Mommy about all the things she stopped caring about after she became a single mom. It made me think of the very recent experience of shopping for a homecoming dress with my daughter.

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Ren Fest Fun

This weekend will be our first Renaissance Festival weekend of the year. The theme this weekend is 1001 Dreams. We get to dress up as fairies and elves. I think I will try to dress like my main character from … Continue reading

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Extra Life Plans

I am a big time gamer. I’ve loved games of all kinds, thanks to my Granddaddy. We would spend hours every summer playing all kinds of games. From board games to video games to card games. There wasn’t a game … Continue reading

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