TOUGH MAMA

I received a very important question from a single mom like myself that I felt compelled to answer. This mama asked for tips on how to be a “tough mom.” First, let me start by recognizing and saying this to single moms – remember that raising kids is not easy. I don’t believe any parent…

How To Instill Self-Love And Confidence In Your Teen

Raising a teenager in today’s modern times is challenging thanks to the popularity of social media. It’s easy for the comparison trap to take hold of already vulnerable teenagers. Mix in cyberbullying and you’ve got very insecure teenagers who are confused, scared and unsure of themselves. Even children who were confident as a child might…

Keep your Sanity as a Mom

We all have those days when we come home from a long day at work, wanting to finally take a break and relax– but instead, we are greeted and challenged at home with more work. After dealing with long work hours, we come back to hungry kids, their homework, engaging with a family member on…

Working Mom Life Hacks

Want to avoid going into psycho mom mode? As a mom of a teen, with a home to support on my own, a full time job, and a side business, I know a bit about the struggles of being a working mom. From doing the grocery shopping during lunchtime, rushing home to feed the kids,…

Moms are Liars too!!!

A mother is a selfless, loving, caring human who sacrifices her wants and needs for the wants and needs of her child. Or something like that, right? That’s what comes to mind when I think of the role of a mom. I became a mom at the age of 16. A single mom to a…

Saving Money Tips

    Create a Budget Creating a budget helps you take control of your money. Track how much money you have coming in. Keep track of your expenses, and know where your money is spend.  For a list of budget categories check out Simple and Effective Single Mom Budget   Cook at Home A great portion of…