Are you a single mom who longs to build a support system after your divorce? One of the hardest things after divorce is the loss of emotional support and companionship. When you have so many things to take care of as a single mom, it is easy to neglect self-care. When you build a tribe after divorce, this allows you to take care of yourself. Your kids also need you to have a support system so you … [Read more...] about How to Build Your Tribe After Divorce
The world you know has ended. Do you feel like giving up? Life seems this way when we have major changes, especially losses. Loss and grief can feel like a physical pain. The first loss is the hardest. It is never easy, but you do learn some skills along the way. Divorce is one of those times when life as you know it is over. Maybe you struggle with guilt or shame. If you have children, you may … [Read more...] about Do You Feel Like the World You Know Has Ended?
Do you feel overwhelmed? As a single mom, it can be difficult to make sure everything gets done. However, life can be smoother and you can be calmer if you invest a few minutes in preparation. Make tomorrow a good day by following these eight steps for getting ready the night before. 1. Make Coffee The smell of brewing coffee is a great way to start your day. I love waking up to my programmable … [Read more...] about 8 Things to Do to Make Tomorrow a Good Day
You know you need a budget, but you think it will lessen your fun. You are wrong. Life is more fun and contains less stress when you follow a budget. There are predictable places where people spend more money than they think they do, but those are the easiest costs to cut. For most people, entertainment, going out to eat, and "little treats" are common budget busters. Here are some ways … [Read more...] about Budget-Friendly Ideas For Real Life
Does your money run out before the month runs out? Do you panic at the thought of making a budget. Lack of money is often one of the biggest fears when you move from a two-income household to a one-income household. Finances are a common marital stress, so sometimes after a divorce you will find there is actually more money for your own priorities. Commonly, there is a saver and a spender in a … [Read more...] about How to Budget Like a Boss: Control Your Money
"Peace is the result of retraining your mind to process life as it is rather than as you think it should be". Wayne Dyer The Boundary Waters Canoe Area (BWCA) is a great place to be reminded of the truth in Wayne Dyer’s quote. For those of you who have never had the pleasure of a trip to the BWCA, most of the area is wilderness with no running water (unless you count the … [Read more...] about Lessons About Peace Learned in BWCA