These days our lives are filled with a lot of ‘to-do’s on our list. Add children to the mix and we are now the managers of their lists too. Couple that with being a single parents and it can be overwhelming to think about all that has to be done during the day.
I have polled all of my other single mom friends and the number one thing they all wish they could manage better is Stress and The Single Mom.
I have been a single mom for almost two years now. I got a taste of it in my marriage because my ex-husband was never around. But the reality of the ‘never gets a break’, ‘only adult in the house’, ‘how am I going to do it all?’ feeling did not really hit until he was out of the house for a little while. The first time I had one up all night, one needing to be at school and one with a fever all at once, the reality hit. [Read more…]