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8 Things I Wasn't Expecting When Dating As A Single Mom

Posted 03.15.2014 | Divorce

Written by Adriana Velez on CafeMom's blog, The Stir Can I tell you a happy dating story? I feel like we hear a lot of dating horror stories. ...

17 Things No One Tells You About Single Parenting

Posted 12.20.2013 | Divorce

When you're a new single parent, the thought of going it alone is more than a little frightening. But the more you know, the more manageable raisi...

Embrace Your Transformation to Thrive After Divorce

Honoree Corder | Posted 10.27.2013 | Divorce
Honoree Corder

Anyone who has gone through a divorce knows there's a period of time when survival is the goal. The numbness has worn off and the pain from a non-physical event feels all too real.

Emily Maynard: Single Mom Superstar

Kerri Zane | Posted 10.23.2013 | Parents
Kerri Zane

Last week, I had the pleasure of speaking with Emily about raising her daughter on her own, the joy's and struggles of being a single mom, her new jewelry business and what the future holds for her and Ricki.

He Called my Teenage Daughter a Bitch -- Now What?!

Kerri Zane | Posted 10.16.2013 | Divorce
Kerri Zane

What does a woman do? For the first time since my divorce I saw my future with a man. I wanted to wake up next to him for the rest of my living days. I wanted to walk his dog every morning (and I'm not really a dog person).

23 Things You Should Never Say To A Single Parent

Posted 08.12.2013 | Divorce

The next time you consider offering a single parent unsolicited advice, you may want to think twice. Though the constructive criticism generally comes...

The Single Mom Superstar Project!

Kerri Zane | Posted 10.10.2013 | Divorce
Kerri Zane

Having a clear picture of your pretty little details and unmentionables is a great way to start your very own personal single mom superstar project. Want to learn more ways to become a single mom superstar?

10 Simple Solutions for the Time-Starved Single Mom

Kerri Zane | Posted 10.06.2013 | Divorce
Kerri Zane

Rather than its original intention, of making things easier, I believe all this new technology has added more stress to our daily lives. But it's not all bad. Some very clever entrepreneurs have stepped up to lend us a virtual helping hand.

Dwyane Wade's Advice To Single Parents

Posted 07.31.2013 | Divorce

Just as Dwyane Wade's custody battle heats up, he's published an essay on the importance of embracing single parenthood. In the piece, adapted from...

31 Days of Family Summertime Fun

Kerri Zane | Posted 09.25.2013 | Parents
Kerri Zane

It's time to amp up your fun quotient. Why? Because August has officially been dubbed "Family Fun Month."

5 Crazy Places to Snag a Great Summer Date

Kerri Zane | Posted 08.21.2013 | Divorce
Kerri Zane

Now that you're on the look out in crazy places nothing should stand in your way of a great summer date. But what if you still don't have the nerve to approach that hottie you've spotted across the plumbing supplies aisle?

5 Fun & Free Ways To Entertain The Kids This Summer

Kerri Zane | Posted 08.13.2013 | Divorce
Kerri Zane

For single moms on a budget, this can be a very challenging season. Try to mix in a dose of much needed mommy me-time and it can be doubly complicated. Here are some ideas for summertime fun that won't break the bank.

Making the Case for Dating a Bad Boy

Kerri Zane | Posted 08.10.2013 | Divorce
Kerri Zane

"Every man is a bad boy until he meets a good woman." I posted the comment to my facebook community this week and got a lot of very interesting and varied responses.

5 Ways for Single Moms to Celebrate Father's Day

Kerri Zane | Posted 08.06.2013 | Divorce
Kerri Zane

If you are a single mom because of divorce, the day can unfold as an interminable 24 hours spent by yourself, dwelling on bittersweet memories of what was. If you are single mom due the death of your cherished man, the day can not only be challenging for you personally, but for your children, too.

12 Things To Embrace About Single Parenting

Posted 05.28.2013 | Divorce

Single parenting isn't easy. But for all the hardships and heartache that come with raising a child without your spouse around, there are also some su...

5 Tips for Single Moms to Survive the Plus-One Wedding Season

Kerri Zane | Posted 07.23.2013 | Divorce
Kerri Zane

June is the start of wedding season and the biggest month for couples to say "I do." For those of us who receive a bevy of wedding invites, but seriously lacking a steady party date, the plus one season can feel a lot like dodging emotional landmines.

28 Ways To Stress Less As A Single Parent

Posted 04.24.2013 | Divorce

Raising a child alone is no easy feat. From wrangling the kids for soccer meets to preparing dinner and micromanaging the chores, it's a rare single p...