October 2012

Today’s guest is Mikki Morrissette, moderator of Choice Moms website. She is an amazing example of someone who can excel at motherhood and career, while also providing a much-needed resource for women who choose to be a mother without a partner. She is also author of Choosing Single Motherhood: The Thinking Woman’s Guide To quote Mikki […]

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One glass of wine and 45 minutes. That’s the extent of the investment in a date last summer. But if I could have politely extricated myself within 15 minutes, I would have done it. It was one of those I-wonder-how-big-the-bathroom-window-is moments. The biggest reason? Between reading his profile and a phone conversation prior to meeting, […]

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Last night there was a flurry of activity in my home. I was packing to teach a night course, watching the Nationals game, and making sure everything was in order for Sean to hang out with the kids for the evening. I felt a little frazzled as I went through my mental checklist before leaving, […]

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Mr. Perfect doesn’t exist. Seriously, he doesn’t. Get over it now if you want to find your own version of happily ever after. You need to realize scenarios like this don’t exist:  What about a guy who will miss a major sporting event for a craft fair? You can find him. I am sure you […]

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After four years as a single mom, I still have not realized the impossibility of also being a superhero. Instead of accepting this reality, my inner voice regularly makes declarations like this: “One day in the future, this is all going to come together, and be easy.” It would be better to stop telling myself […]

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Sean Jeffries is a single dad, self-proclaimed computer geek, and writer. He is fairly new to blogging, but don’t take that as a novice writer; he is incredibly talented. Each day you visit Bluenotebacker’s Bytes will guarantee a great read–regardless of the topic. A big fan of writing prompts, Sean often posts fictional pieces, but […]

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