The Single Mom Life

We hope begin telling the story of single moms. Not the ones of despair and hardship you’ll find all over the internet but the real story of thriving and raising happy, strong families. We’ll feature different single moms, great stories we’ve heard and share some great finds that have been useful for us.  We’re excited to start shedding light on this topic that has been shown so negatively in the past.

Beyond Spring Cleaning: Spring Home Maintenance Checklist

Hi, my name is Lesley, and I'm a terrible housekeeper. I really don't think it's a problem, though. On my ...
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Six Tips for Sleeping Well During Pregnancy

By Regina of momdiscuss.com Many mothers expect to have sleepless nights after delivery, and so they are in most cases ...
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Knowing Your Home: 3 Money Saving Ideas to Consider This Summer

Owning a home is a huge change from renting or sharing quarters without your parents. You get a deed and ...
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Benefits of Positive Emotions During Pregnancy

By Kristi of intelligentmother.com For a woman, there are always a lot of things to worry about, especially when you ...
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4 Ways to Keep Cool and Save Money This Summer

When I first moved out on my own I thought a lot about ways to save money. The sites I ...
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Three Steps to Keep Your Furnace Healthy

There are two big-ticket home repairs that I know I will need to face someday, but for now, I dread ...
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Don’t Freak if You Leak: 4 Tips to Deal with This Awkward Breastfeeding Situation

By Jenny Silverstone of Mom Loves Best Few things on this planet are more embarrassing than realizing your nipples have ...
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5 Things You Should Have Done to Winterize Your Home This Winter

Winter is finally on its way out as it makes room for spring. As I do every year, I'm working ...
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10 Invaluable Travel Tips for Single Moms

By Crystal from Make Your Baby Laugh Whether you're in the process of booking your baby's first plane flight, or ...
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Top DIY Toy Ideas for Kids

By Nancy Shaw Your baby is actually taking off now, and as you chase the small one down the road, ...
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10 Free Things to Do This Fall

For a mom, the changing of the season means, among other things, the changing of kids' activities. When the sun ...
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Kid- and Budget-Friendly Vacations with Jellystone Parks

As an adult there are a variety of things to look forward to. Vacations are one of them and pretty ...
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Kids Eat Free!

In a one-income household, money matters. We create budgets, set up emergency funds, contribute regularly to our HSAs, and are ...
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The Single Mother’s Guide to Getting Your Car Summer Road-Trip Ready

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Urgent.ly for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Road ...
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Good Mothers Ask Great Questions

I’ve recently joined the masses who listen to audio books in the car. It’s not a favorite pastime of mine, ...
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YMCA: The Single Mom’s One-Stop-Shop for Healthy Living

We all know that exercise is good for us. And we all know how easy it can be to put ...
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Creating a Fire Safety Plan with Kids

Last week, my fear of fire was rekindled. A local radio station covered a news story of a two-year-old who ...
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Cleaning Products on a Budget

After my daughter was born, my cleaning routine changed. This happened for several reasons. First, cleaning products are expensive! I ...
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Spotlight: Mommy My Way

Nikki is a single mom of one active toddler. If you haven't been over to her blog, Mommy My Way, ...
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The Only Single Mom Book You Should Ever Read

Earlier this month, I found myself at the library without children. This is a rare occurrence. At this point in ...
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Spotlight: Diary of a New Mommy

Inez is a first-time mom, former children’s pastor, shower singer, makeup hoarder, and daydreamer. She resides in Northern California with ...
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Spotlight: Single Mom What A Life!

This January, I was excited to run across a single mom blog on Facebook that touted positivity. In fact, the ...
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Spotlight: Blooming on a Budget

In the land of motherhood, companions are hard to come by. Making friends is much more challenging than in previous ...
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Safety and the Single Mom

I’m a bit of an anxious person by nature. After my mom left, and I was alone with a newborn, ...
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