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Season 1

BONUS_Merry Christmas

Dec. 26, 2019

Merry Christmas to you. I hope your holiday season is a joyful and peaceful one. And as we go beyond Christmas towards a New Year and a new decade, may you have a Blessed and Prosperous New Year. Thanks for listening, subsc…

Going Back For Seconds - Nicole Lozano

Dec. 16, 2019

How would you live your life after you experienced being kidnapped and your life threatened? Today's guest is a 41-year-old solo mom who uses her life challenges to drive her zest for life. Nicole Lozano has created a life f…

She Replaced Her Broken Spirit with the Holy Spirit - Brenda

Nov. 26, 2019

Many of us use different methods to cover the pain we feel. Brenda said she tried to use alcohol to dull the pain that engulfed her after she found herself alone with her two sons. But living her authentic self became more…

Staying Focused Through Mindfulness - Ayami Hiroshige

Nov. 13, 2019

"Our kids are worth it... and they'll see all the hard work that you've done." ~ Ayami Hiroshighe Ayami Hiroshige is a solo mom of a 12-year-old daughter and two "bonus children". Her top advice for solo moms is to know that…

The Possibilitarian - Tracey Schmidt

Nov. 6, 2019

This week’s guest comes to you all the way from Bali, Indonesia. Tracey Schmidt, is a solo mom who asked for love and received it in the form of her now 18-year-old daughter. To that end, she shares with us how important it…

Losing it All in More Ways Than One - Shaniqua Garvin

Oct. 29, 2019

Shaniqua Garvin is a widowed single mom who is raising and homeschooling her 10-year son. She has a lifestyle blog titled after her name shaniquagarvin.com but is often most notable for being on the cover of Oprah Magazine …

This Solo Moms's Slaying It - Andrea M. Pearson

Oct. 22, 2019

Moms are busy people in general. Solo moms twice so. But if solo moms didn’t already have their hands full consider my guest today: Andrea M. Pearson is a single mom, Entrepreneur, Author, Personal Trainer, Aerobics Instru…

Hearing No Excuses - Charlotte Barrett

Oct. 15, 2019

"Your pain is your credentials". ~ Charlotte Barrett Being a solo mom is difficult in all aspects because raising children solo takes added grit and determination. Charlotte Barrett not only balances taking care of herself …

Still Solo on a Shaken Foundation - Amber Luffman

Oct. 8, 2019

Amber Luffman is a married mother of a three-year-old daughter. Yet she considers herself a solo mom. She tells her story of a broken marriage and having a husband who suffers from addiction. As a young woman, mothering so…

_Broken List - More of My Story

Oct. 1, 2019

I spent the last 23 years of my life focused on myself and my children. In this first episode of Season 2, I explain how I thought being broken has lead me to a life of raising children alone. I didn't know how to be a wi…

BONUS_Your Story Matters

Sept. 19, 2019

This is a bonus episode that expresses my gratitude for your love and support. This is the last episode of this season. I decided to end Season 1 here and continue next week with Season 2. I hope you will continue to liste…

Finally A Roof Over Her Head - Lydia Cicarelli

Sept. 11, 2019

What's it like to be homeless with a young child, even for a short while? Lydia Cicarelli learned how to balance long working hours as a welder, and raising a rambunctious 4-year-old. This extraordinary young woman is not to…

Starting Over and Looking Ahead - Sharee Brown

Sept. 3, 2019

As a mother of a 20-year-old college sophomore, Sharee Brown has managed to learn from her mistakes as a young woman. She left her hometown 17 years ago and moved to a new state so that both she and her son could have a bet…

Time To Move On - Alicia Hill

Aug. 27, 2019

Despite health challenges, broken relationships, and the devastating loss of her sister, Alicia has overcome the odds to become an upstanding and contributing member of her community. She not only offers her home as a safe h…

BONUS_Don't Give Up

Aug. 19, 2019

This short bonus content touches on the overwhelmingly similar response I got from solo moms I have interviewed so far, to the question: What one piece of advice would you give to a solo mom listening now? It's uncanny when …

She Finds Success by Showing Tough Love - Sonia Manborde

Aug. 17, 2019

Loving our children sometimes call for that love to be tough. In this episode, I have the pleasure of interviewing my long time friend Sonia Manborde. Sonia and I go waay back from our time growing up in England. We even onc…

Life in a Club Sandwich Generation - Shara Jones

Aug. 15, 2019

In this episode, I talk to Shara Jones who is a 52 yo mom of 2 adult children. Hear how she lost her husband and why she describes herself as being part of a club sandwich. But that’s just the beginning of the story of this …

SoloMoms! Talk Intro - connecting the stories of solo moms globally

Aug. 7, 2019

On this trailer episode of SoloMoms! Talk, I briefly tell my story of how I started on this journey of being a solo mom. Listen to future episodes as I interview moms about their challenges and experiences raising kids alon…