Uninvited Book

Hey Moms! I know that every mom deals with feelings of rejection and loneliness at times. Single moms especially seem prone to these feelings.  I read a book recently that was so encouraging and refreshing, and I wanted to share it with you. The book is Uninvited by Lysa Terkeurst, and I was glued to… Continue reading Uninvited Book

The Five Lies

I woke up this morning feeling defeated. I fought battle after battle yesterday, and am just emotionally drained. Do you ever have those days? I know as single moms, and moms in general, we fight battles every day. Battles with our kids, battles at our jobs, battles with people in our lives, and even the battles… Continue reading The Five Lies

Christmas Savings Plan

After many years of struggling in November to scrape up funds to pay for Christmas gifts for my children, I realized something needed to change. I came up with a plan that I've found to be very successful for me, and wanted to share it with you in the hope that it will give you a… Continue reading Christmas Savings Plan

Surviving Divorce – Part 3

While I was doing better emotionally, my financial state was still a mess.  Here I was an unemployed single mom with two kids, and not much more than a penny to my name. Had my ex been paying child support like he was supposed to, maybe I would have been in a different place, but… Continue reading Surviving Divorce – Part 3

Surviving Divorce – Part 2

During the first year after my divorce, I noticed that most of my "married friends" (you know, those friends that were your friends during your marriage, both a husband and a wife) began to slowly fade away.  I would like to believe that most didn't leave intentionally, but instead our worlds just grew further and… Continue reading Surviving Divorce – Part 2

Surviving Divorce – Part 1

When I was first divorced, there were days I was convinced I would not make it through.  Every day felt as if a dark cloud was following me around, or there was a weight around my neck pulling me deeper into the darkness. Some days, the only reason I got out of bed was because… Continue reading Surviving Divorce – Part 1

My Story

I, like most of you, did not plan to be a single mom. Nor did I ever, in my wildest dreams, plan on being a single mom for over thirteen years. I grew up in a conservative Christian home, went to church, met a guy from youth group and got married, believing that it was… Continue reading My Story

Welcome to Successful Single Mommyhood!

Hi! I'm so glad you found me!  I am new to blogging, so please bear with me as I find my way in this huge world of websites, posts, and technological "stuff" I have yet to figure out. 🙂 I have been a single mom for 13 years, and am always learning. I have made it this far… Continue reading Welcome to Successful Single Mommyhood!