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Before I had kids, Mother’s Day seemed like the ultimate celebration of motherhood. I remember scoffing at mom friends who complained that nothing significant really happened on their “special” day. Now that I have kids, I BELIEVE MY MOM FRIENDS! Mother’s Day can be a total letdown. It can also cause so much hurt for […]

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Motherhood Doesn’t Define Your Self Worth

We’ve all heard horror stories about kids drowning because they don’t know how to swim. This is an unimaginable nightmare for any parent. Hard Stats [i] Approximately one out of five people who die from drowning in the United State are children aged 14 years or younger. For every child who dies from drowning, five […]

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Just Keep Swimming.

Imagine: You’re a single mom who works hard day in and day out to provide an incredible life for yourself and your children. But, one day you are involved in a horrible car crash and die instantly. Although you had a list of people who would care for your kids (in your mind), you never […]

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Single Moms Need an Estate Plan

As a parent, our goal is not only to love our child unconditionally but to provide for him or her and make sure that they have everything they need to live a happy, healthy and productive life. One of the best ways to provide for your child is to ensure that he or she is […]

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How to Choose a Guardian for Your Child

Planning a trip away from your child can be extremely exciting but nerve-wracking, too. Not only do you have to make travel accommodations for yourself; you also have to decide who is going to watch your kiddo while you’re away. And, if you’re like most moms, you may be a bit cautious about leaving your […]

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4 Ways to Protect Your Child When You’re Traveling Alone