It always feels so strange for me to give “advice” on anything…I can’t find my car keys most days of the week and I pretend that my jeans somehow shrunk in my closet when I put on weight…but I do have a little insight into what it’s like to be a single mom. So, in honor of the ½ decade I have spent solo parenting, here are my tiny tidbits of, let’s call them guidance and encouragement, for everyone who is about to make the leap…Read More ›
My own mom is one of my role models. When my sister and I were just 6 & 3, our father died, leaving my mom a single mom. She fortunately had family nearby and a wonderful network of loving friends, but she showed me that even in the thickest grief, a mother’s love trumps all. You really can rebuild your life/yourself after devastating loss. She taught me so much about resiliency and love.Read More ›
I had the pleasure of meeting Holly in Ohio when I gave my TedX talk on Rebranding the Single Mom. She candidly shared her single mom experience with me our conversation was seriously the highlight of the whole trip.
Here is her story…Read More ›
I am a former globe-trotting network news producer and reporter who now works as an editor for UNHCR based in Nairobi Kenya. I’ve had a few different careers: actress, legal assistant, investigative producer, foreign correspondent, and now working in the humanitarian field. I wouldn’t have it any other way!Read More ›
I was recently invited to give a TedX talk at Ursuline College. And I said (sort of off the top of my head), “Rebranding the single mom. That is what I am trying to do in a small way, every single day. I don’t think that the reflection of single moms in the media is accurate and I also know that in order to make changes in the external messaging, I needed to change my own internal dialogue.”Read More ›