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Solo Mom Advice: Realize What It Is That You Need, and Then Ask For It Without Guilt

From Anne’s story: My family has been just great! They have really been there for me through difficult times when I was close to being burned out. I used to doubt if anyone, besides me, would love my child as … Continue reading

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Spinach Scrambled Eggs – A Solo Mom Meal That Gives You Super Powers

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Here is a healthy and super fast solo mom meal. Spinach scrambled eggs. It is easy to prepare: Just mix 2-3 eggs in a small bowl. Do you remember the Mad Men episode where they said “one egg is good, … Continue reading

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From Ironman to Solo Mom – feminine and masculine balance in solo parenting

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Today I celebrate 21 years anniversary as Triathlon Ironman distance finisher. And what do I mean by that? Well, you see, in my youth I was an active triathlete and on August 13. 1994 I finished my first Ironman distance … Continue reading

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Solo mom and still sprouting!!!

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When I left my ex-husband in Australia in 2006 and started a journey that I now refer to as “my divorce detox”, I learned about sprouting. (Sprouting is about germinating seeds to be eaten raw or cooked). My body was … Continue reading

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Smoothies are one of my best ways to recharge my solo mom batteries

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This video is from 2009 when I lived in Australia. It is from a time before I became a mom. I learned how to make top tuned smoothies from Anand Wells in Australia. This is one of my best ways … Continue reading

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How I Deal with Some Disadvantages of Being a Solo Mom

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Of course there are a lot of disadvantages when you compare being a solo mom to having a child with a partner who you love and who loves you back. Some of my personal concerns before my daughter was born … Continue reading

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Remember To Ask For Help!

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Raising a child on your own is hard work, no matter if you are a solo mom, or you never asked for it. To some solo moms it can be rather difficult to ask for help when the going gets … Continue reading

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Stay happy and immune to reactions from your surroundings!

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You may face some sarcastic comments from other people, should you – just like I did – decide to share your considerations with your surroundings. It is most likely not intentional, but it may be hurtful as you are in … Continue reading

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How I learned to take care of myself the hard way!!

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Last week I went on my first flight as a mom…. On my way to the airport I recalled another mom I once met on an airplane on my way to Nice (France). This mom suffered from severe fear of … Continue reading

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Balancing caring for yourself and your child as solo mom

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I have certain ”solo mom principles” and tools about self-care, that I decided to test this summer while on holiday with my daughter. I was also inspired to create some new ways of enjoying my life as a solo mom. … Continue reading

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