Archive for the 'Parenting Alone' Category


Friday, June 2nd, 2017

I was hanging laundry on the line this morning. Lee built me a beautiful clothesline for Mother’s Day a few years ago and I’m so happy to have it. I was hanging our wash and listening to birds and just thinking about miscellaneous things. But mostly how having time to hang laundry is a luxury […]

Single Parenting

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

Photo credit: hotblack from I mentioned this in the past, but I wanted to say this again and maybe express it a little more clearly. While Lee was “gone”, I’d often hear people say, “Oh I’m single parenting this weekend.” Or, “I’m just like a single parent because my husband works late.” Or whatever….. […]

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Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

In case you didn’t know it, I really desire to help single moms. I remember being there and it’s not easy. (Oh how inadequate that sentence is to describe being a single mother.) At Christmas time, James’ Sunday School class sent home a paper about their project. The class planned to contribute to help 2 […]

5 Days Of Single Mom Homeschooling~TOS Blog Hop

Friday, May 18th, 2012

Today, I just really was not sure what to post. I shared links to information and other single homeschooling blogs. I shared what I did. I let you know that it is a hard thing to do and it’s a hard choice to make. What to share today? I don’t know! There’s no one size […]

5 Days of Single Mom Homeschooling~Blogs~TOS Blog Hop

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

 Today, I’m sharing links to other blogs and information about single moms and homeschooling. An old post of mine–What school looks like in our house. Jody shares A Day In The Life Janet blogs at Janet’s Country Home and shares lots of links and info for single homeschooling moms. Lisa blogs at Hopewell Takes On Life–I […]

5 Days of Single Mom Homschooling Burn Out~TOS Blog Hop

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

Homeschooling is a big job no matter what your parenting situation is. Parenting is a big job no matter what your situation is. Single parenting is really hard no matter where your children go to school. But homeschooling as a single mom? BURN OUT CITY! How do you do it all? (Easy answer? You don’t!) How do […]

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5 Days Of Single Parent Homeschooling~Take Time For Frugal Fun

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

**I posted this several years ago, but it’s a great topic to revisit for this blog hop. Single moms–you NEED to take some time to relax and have fun. Hopefully you can get some ideas from my list. Frugality is a fact of life for us. My family never had much money when I was […]

5 Days Of Homeschooling Blog Hop~Single Parent Homeschooling

Monday, May 14th, 2012

Homeschooling James was always our plan. Lee and I talked about homeschooling our children before we ever had children. He left the actual planning up to me, but he was always supportive and helpful. Then he went to prison. I wasn’t sure what I was going to do and seriously wondered if I was crazy to even […]

Single Parenting That Works ~Dr. Kevin Lehman

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

  I saw this in the church library and picked it up. I’ll be honest–I don’t have time to read it so I only flipped through it. It looks good and I’ve liked the other books I’ve read by Dr. Leman. If you’re a single mom, or know one–check it out.

That’s Not Your Job

Monday, March 28th, 2011

Last week, I asked Lee if he checked the oil in our old car. It’s been leaking oil and we figure it should be fine as long as we keep checking the oil levels. Then I said, “And when was the last time you checked the transmission fluid?” He said, “Hey. I took care of […]