Category: Single Parenting

How to support your single mother friend

How to support your single mother friend

First of all, your single mother friend is a lucky woman. She has a friend who’s taking the time to read this post and wants to support her. Lucky her. Being a single mother can be a lonely place. And while it has its upsides, it can […]


A letter to my daughter

A letter to my daughter

Dear precious girl, When I look at your little face, here’s what I see. Your round cheeks, your hazel eyes, that tiny nose that turns up perfectly at the end. The mess of wild hair around it. I see the essence of who you are, the spirit […]


Inspiring quotes every frazzled single mother needs to read

Inspiring quotes every frazzled single mother needs to read

Do you have any favourite single mother quotes? I’ve always loved quotes. I’ve got notebooks from when I was a teenager full of quotes I loved and learned by heart. I think it’s where my love of words came from. It’s how I noticed the magic that’s […]


The truth about being a single mum on Mother’s Day

The truth about being a single mum on Mother’s Day

Right, today we’re talking Mother’s Day. A touchy subject for single mums everywhere. Because being a single mum on Mother’s Day can feel anything but special. In fact, it can be downright depressing. So this Sunday, I’ll be drinking a toast to all you fabulous single mums […]


Why living with your parents as a single mum is NOT a cop-out

Why living with your parents as a single mum is NOT a cop-out

One day last summer, I cracked. I’d been soldiering on alone, trying to do it all as a single parent and a solo breadwinner. I was exhausted, miserable and struggling to make financial ends meet. One sunny July day with the prospect of school summer holidays further […]