Welcome to Journey To Better, formerly Glitter And Glow Mom. If you’re one of my regular visitors, the biggest changes you’ll notice are the name and tagline. When I started blogging back in 2015, Glitter And Glow Mom was a fun outlet for me to share my adventures and observations as a new mom. But as the blog has grown and the needs of single moms became clearer to me, I felt that the old name just wasn’t doing my content vision any justice. So, I decided it was time for a change!

Journey To Better is geared towards new single moms who are adjusting to their new normal. It’s one of the hardest jobs out there so I want Journey To Better to become a hub for single mothers to come together to support one another and give insights based on their experiences. As a single mom myself, I’ve decided that this is the best time for me to step out in faith and use my experiences to offer encouragement and inspiration to others.

My husband and I have been separated for about three years and the truth is that very few people outside of family and close friends know that. I came to the realization that even though I’ve had many hard days, I’ve also had many GREAT days. I recognize that the tools and techniques I’ve used to stay standing and push forward weren’t doing any good tucked away in a journal (I LOVE journaling and in another post I’ll share the life-changing impact it can have on your life), so here I am. It’s my belief that single moms will be better served by knowing that they’re not alone and that while hard days are going to come, they WILL pass, there’s always better to come. I’m living proof of that!

That’s where the idea for the name came from. As single moms we’re on a journey and like any journey you didn’t intentially plan, single motherhood starts off with some uncertainly as to what to do next and which path to take. Over time, as you get your footing, you eventually figure out where you want to go and how to survive. At times it’s a wild ride but it’s one that gets better with time. Trust me, I know.

I’ve got lots of fun and informative content coming your way and my hope is that they give you hope and inspire you to push through during those hard days. Feel free to share and comment! I’m also working on a few other goodies to further serve you. I don’t want to give anything away just yet, but I know you’ll love what’s coming! Check back often and please, please share Journey To Better with other single moms out there. Sometimes all a new single mom needs is a little reassurance that they’ll be OK and that they’re not alone.