When Christmas is hard

Sometimes Christmas can be hard, for a lot of reasons. But holidays are still fun and special and happy. Even if a little bittersweet, I can still enjoy them. I will still celebrate, even when it’s hard.

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Ghosts of Christmas Dinner Past

A Christmas tradition Dinner, treats, meals and foods are often an integral part of Christmas traditions. Baking cookies, turkey dinners, and the smells of the season are all fond memories — and things I want to continue doing with my own children. I was all of 7 years old the…

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Christmas gifts, shopping and bad weather

On a dreary, drizzly weekend, a friend of mine and I went shopping. We took just my baby with us, making us relatively kid-free for this trip. Christmas shopping without kids and with friends is one of my favorite parts of Christmas. Deciding what to get You know how the…

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Single Mom Inspiration: What I’m listening too

You know the days right? Some days, you feel like you can’t do anything right. You just want to crawl back in bed, pull the covers over your head, and pretend you aren’t the adult in the house.  But there’s these little humans that somebody decided you were capable of…

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Big dreams? A single mom’s future goals

To be honest, most days my goals are simply to stay awake, make sure nobody hurts anything, and everyone gets fed. But in the few spare moments I have, I ponder my future. Everyone should, by the way. “What do you want to be when you grow up?” isn’t just…

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Saying thank you: a single mom’s gratitude list.

It’s Thanksgiving Day here in Canada. I thought it might be appropriate to take stock and list what I’m grateful for.  There’s so much in my life that I can appreciate so much.  So here’s my list of 10 things that I am thankful for. 1. I’m thankful for my…

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