Why being a single mom is a reason not an excuse

Why being a single mom is a reason not an excuse

There is nothing that irritates me more than someone who asks me “What’s your excuse this time?” when I turn down plans or forget to reply to a group chat message. Don’t get me wrong, I have used this as an excuse before. What mom hasn’t used their kids as the fall-guy to get out [...]

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Poker Face; Things not to say to a single mom

Poker Face; Things not to say to a single mom

I’m just going to jump right in. As a single parent, I have learned to keep a very strong poker face in the light of rude questions or thoughtless statements. I am not a sensitive person to most of the questions my married or non-parent friends ask me about being a single mom. Being a [...]

Easter: Outfits, Egg-Hunts, and Chocolate Bunnies

Easter: Outfits, Egg-Hunts, and Chocolate Bunnies

One of many things that have been made ten times better since becoming a mom- HOLIDAYS! Anybody who knows me knows that I am all about the holidays. I LIVE for them. From crafts, to clothing, to food, to upholding family traditions, I try to make every year the best that it can be. My [...]

Big Little Lies: Book Review

Big Little Lies: Book Review

Title: Big Little Lies Author: Liane Moriarty Pages: 458 Happyasamother Rating: 10/10 Genres: Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Drama, Parenting Fiction Wow. WOW. First of all the writing is AMAZING. The story as a whole is filled with twists and turns that will keep you guessing throughout the entire book. The author really has an ability to [...]