Posts Tagged ‘single mum’

If this is your first Christmas as a single mum…

Last Christmas was undoubtedly the worst Christmas of my life. My (then) husband and I hadn’t been back to Tasmania for Christmas for many years. He always thought it was too expensive to make the trip home to see his family, but last Christmas we had the perfect reason to make it happen – our […] Read more…

THINGS I LOVE ABOUT BEING A SOLO MUM

‘Things I love about being a solo mum’ are all real things that real mums love about flying solo. If you’ve got something you’ve come to cherish about being a solo mum, whether it’s serious or funny, light-hearted or even a relief, let us know here so we can share. Read more…

THINGS I LOVE ABOUT BEING A SOLO MUM

  ‘Things I love about being a solo mum’ is our new segment with real things that real mums love about flying solo. If you’ve got something you’ve come to cherish about being a solo mum, whether it’s serious or funny, light-hearted or a relief, let us know here so we can share.       […] Read more…

WHAT IS THE DEFINITION OF A SOLO MUM?

What is the definition of a solo mum? Since my divorce, I’ve pondered this on many occasions. Are you still a solo mum if you’re dating? Are you still a solo mum if you re-partner but don’t live with your new partner? Does it magically happen when you decide to delve into the defacto arena […] Read more…

BLESS THIS MESS

In my early days of being a solo mum I was terrified of people judging me, of people whispering behind my back that I wasn’t coping or feeling sorry for me because of the new burden I had to carry being a mum on my own. I had wild imaginings of people leaving my home, […] Read more…

THE BALANCING ACT OF BEING A SOLO MUM

In my early days of life as a single mother, I often felt that if I got ahead in one area of my life (e.g. housework or cooking), then every other area would fall apart. One day in a mad panic to get washing done while giving my son some nappy-free time, I ran downstairs […] Read more…

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