Exhausted at Christmas

Yesterday morning, I dropped off my teenager with my dad, who was taking him to school since I had to be at work early.  My dad asked, “How are you this morning?”  My answer:  “Exhausted!” My dad’s response, stated not as a rebuke but with love, understanding, and humor, was not what I was expecting. Continue reading “Exhausted at Christmas”

3 Ways to Love a Single Mom this Valentine’s Day

Tell Her the Truth I was a single mom for eleven years, and for me, that meant I had a collection of eleven years’ worth of negative messages in my head that I battled.  From friends who are single mothers, I found out that many of them had the same battle.  Here are a fewContinue reading “3 Ways to Love a Single Mom this Valentine’s Day”