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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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The Sorrow of Giving up on the Dream of Your Own Nuclear Family

It can be a great sorrow, having to give up on your dream of a nuclear family, and you should not underestimate that part of your decision making process. Allow time and room for the sorrow, and allow yourself to … Continue reading

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When Doubt and Uncertainty Surface – Listen to Your Heart Solo Mom

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It is perfectly natural to become insecure and start doubting your choices, because these are some serious and big decisions you have made, or are about to make. Should doubt surface, then remind yourself of why it is that you … 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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What do you answer when your child asks, “ Where is my dad?”

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There are many donor children around the world. Some of them do not know that a sperm donor has helped bring them into this world. Most of them actually have a mom and a dad, but because their dad has … Continue reading

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Find or Create a Solo Mom Network Of Your Own

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I have participated in many different networks and groups in my journey to becoming a solo mom. It has been a wonderful experience to meet other single women who at the time were also going through fertility treatment. I was … 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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A great network requires that you have more in common than being solo moms

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In my experience it is important to have a good and stable network in place, both while you are in the process of deciding, and once you have made up your mind and started the process of becoming pregnant, as … Continue reading

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