Hope and Inspiration for the Single Mom

Month: August 2016

You Know You Have A Toddler When…

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When I look back over the last three years of my daughter’s life, I can’t help but smile when I think about all of the ways she’s changed my perspective on life. I’ve always been easy going but with Miss O I’ve found that I have more patience and tolerance than I previously thought possible. As a parent you recognize that it’s not all about you anymore, your kids become the focus and you adapt to how they see the world. We adapt to their idiosyncrasies and although these quirks can be trying at times, this is how our children learn and develop. My hope for Miss O is that she grows up to be smart, independent and confident. In order to help with this, I find that I let her take the lead once in a while. And by lead I mean I give her two or three options and allow her to choose. Sometimes things work out and other times I shake my head and ask myself what was I thinking…for instance, now I have to clean paint off of the floor! Who can relate?

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Canadian Meal Kit Delivery Options for Quick and Easy Meal Prep

Meal Prep

Between working 40+ hours a week and shuttling kids to their various activities, home life is becoming increasingly more busy. After a long day at the office coming home to cook a family meal can be daunting. Regardless of your skills in the kitchen, you might feel drained and not overly excited about not only whipping up something that your kids will eat but also something that’s healthy for all of you.

A few months ago this was my story. I was exhausted after long days and didn’t want to spend too much time in the kitchen when I finally got home. Continue reading

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