I CAN’T TAKE IT ANYMORE! : TIPS TO END BABY DADDY DRAMA

Co-parenting is not for every set of parents raising a child separately. It really isn’t.  You can’t force a positive and healthy co-parenting relationship if both parties aren’t willing to work together to make it work.  If one party is not active and engaged, disrespectful or inappropriate – trust me, the healthy and positive co-parenting relationship will diminish very quickly. Instead it will become an unhealthy impact on your child’s life. I have tried – Lord knows I’ve tried – to have a positive co-parenting relationship with Micah’s father.  I encouraged it even when I knew he wouldn’t deliver on […]

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SOMETIMES BEING SICK AND TIRED GIVES YOU THE STRENGTH TO PRESS ON

I was talking to a fellow single mom today, and she was sharing how she was at her breaking point.  She was at the point of being sick and tired of being sick and tired.  She has just become a single mom and just can’t fathom how a man can just walk away from their child.  As I spoke with her and offered her advice, I shared my own story.  After hearing it, she asked me a question: Don’t you get sick and tired of being strong? Don’t you sometimes want to give up? And the answer I gave her was simple… […]

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