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Empty Nest Over 50: How to Build a Fulfilling Life After Mothering Solo adult children empty nest empty nest syndrome empty nester empty nester syndrome solo mom Apr 16, 2021

Building a fulfilling life after mothering solo requires a change in mindset and a different set of motivation.  It also requires you to take actions that create momentum so you can build...

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Create a Do Nothing Day for Yourself [Self-Care Tip #3] do nothing healthy and wellness lifestyle self care Apr 13, 2021

How would life change for you if every now and again you had a Do Nothing Day?

The other day a friend of mine called and as we talked I told her I was having a do nothing day.  It was a day I...

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From Teen Mom to Advocate - Estefany Mendez [Season 3 | Episode 14] Apr 09, 2021

Estefany Mendez has pushed through some harsh struggles as a teen, in her relationships, and as a mother.  Yet, she has not allowed her circumstances to stop her from advocating for...

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The Solo Mom Manifesto #parenting lifestyle manifesto self care single mom Apr 08, 2021

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Introduction

When...

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Make Self-Care an Integral Part of Your Everyday Life health parenting self care wellness Mar 23, 2021

Self-care might sound like a buzzword. But it's a real need.  If we don't take care of ourselves, our mental and physical health can deteriorate.  

Self-care is necessary to help...

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Secrets to Practice Self Care During Your Monthly Cycle #parenting monthly cycle self care Feb 15, 2021

Overview & Purpose

This outline will provide an overview of how to build support when you feel weak, depleted, and helpless.  You need your energy to raise your children and build a life...

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Negative Thoughts That Could Ruin Your Life self love story thoughts words Feb 11, 2021

If you learn to change your words, you can change your life.

Being a solo mom can be very challenging.  Being solely responsible for  the lives of others can also be a lonely and scary...

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7 Reasons You May Struggle as a Solo Mom faith forgiveness health solo mom Feb 07, 2021

Being a solo mom comes with unique challenges.  Whether or not you chose to be a solo mom, you are still doing the job of two people.  So it's more difficult than if both parents actively...

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How to Navigate Addiction in Your Family addiction parenting self care Feb 05, 2021

Studies show that there is some link between childhood abuse and addiction. Does that mean that obtaining healing from childhood abuse can help those fighting addiction? 

Whatever the cause or...

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Secrets to Practice Self Care During Your Monthly Cycle menstrual cycle moms parenting self care Feb 01, 2021

Self-care during your monthly cycle requires a change in mindset. For instance, you are not in PMS and then not in PMS.  

SoloMoms! Talk podcast guest Dorit Palvanov explains that women...

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You Can Feel Good When You Do Your Best as a Parent parenting self care Jan 18, 2021
When you do your best as a parent, you do not have to feel guilt or shame.  Be proud that you are there every day for your kids.  Even if you struggle.
 
I recently saw an...
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How to Be Resilient Even in Times of Uncertainty - SoloMoms! Talk Podcast parenting solo mom Jan 12, 2021

On this episode, Diji Shujahi shared how to be resilient even when times are uncertain.  She fell into a depression while on lockdown in a foreign country. 

But she soon dug her way...

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