Single Mom Life: Dreaming

I have been doing a lot of dreaming lately.  In my daily life. In my meditations.  I am dreaming of my future and I am dreaming about my past. The other night my BF and I were at an Ugly Sweater party.  He is about seven years younger, so much of the party was made…

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The Single Mom Life

I want to change the stigma that goes hand-in-hand with being a single mom.  I want to lift off the caked in belief that a single mom is always struggling.  Yes, we work hard, but I don’t think we work any harder than some women who are married.  Let’s be honest.  Even when I was…

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A poem about Divorce- Maybe

Maybe Maybe we’re getting divorced because you put the stick of butter in front of the butter dish instead of in it. Maybe we’re getting divorced because I vacuum and you just can’t see the dirt. Maybe we’re getting divorced because I make more money than you and you stayed home to raise our boys.…

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The Single Mom Life

  My closest family is made up of my two little boys.  They both bring a level of contentment to my life that is unmatched. Kissing their little cheeks before I leave for work at 6:15 am is the single most favorite thing in my life.  The warmth of their skin and the sweet smell…

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Forgiveness and the Empath

What is forgiveness?  It is a question I ask my tenth graders as we read through our most recent novels.  In its most simplistic form it is an act of bestowing a pardon upon another for a wrong doing.  Something that sounds so easy translates into an action that feels neither natural nor inclined.  This…

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Love and the Empath Cont…

Last night I had a great conversation with one of my friends.  It was about love.  This seems to be a topic that comes up in my life often.  I think that it is my soul’s mission in this life.  Everyone comes into this life with a plan, a purpose.  Perhaps I should preface this…

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