Tag Archives: Single moms

One More Reason To Love Grandma

A while back I tallied how much I spent in childcare since Savannah was born. When I tried to share the figure with a single mom friend, she stopped me. “Don’t!  It’s too depressing,” she barked.

She was right.  But, oh, the things I could have done with that money.  Bought beachfront property in the Hamptons.  Got a boob job, facelift and a lifetime supply of Botox.  Opened an orphanage in India and saved thousands of homeless children.  Instead, I paid for college girls to sit on the couch and text their boyfriends.

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Sunday’s Saying

“I want my children to have all the things I couldn’t afford. Then I want to move in with them.” Phyllis Diller

Sunday’s Saying

“I hated every minute of training, but I said, “Don’t quit.  Suffer now and live the rest of your life as a champion.” Muhammad Ali

Vitabath Holiday Bliss Fragrances Make a Perfect Stocking Stuffer

I prefer appetizers to actual meals, often finding them tastier and more fulling, which is why I love stocking stuffers.  Those little gifts hidden at the bottom of the Christmas stocking are full of surprises.

With their delectable fragrances and luxurious feel, Vitabath’s set of body wash and lotion pack the same punch as appetizers, making for fabulous stocking suffers for teens, moms and even grandma.

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Is That A Cat or Child?

Getting kids ready for school in the morning and herding cats: Let’s not kid ourselves.  There ain’t no difference.

Weekly Dating Dope

Timing is everything in life. When the check hits the table, see it as an opportunity — an opportunity to go to the bathroom and reapply your lipstick.

How Match.com Can Help Single Parents “Fall Into Love” This October


Earlier this year I dated a man who seemed perfect in every way until one night at a cozy downtown bistro he unleashed a tirade about his ex-girlfriend’s two adopted children.

“Oh, gawd, they were horrible,” he wailed.  “I suggested she send them back to Russia.”

He snickered.  I cringed.

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