This week I've asked myself tough questions and fought hard for my happiness. There have been more downs than ups and returning to a baseline seems questionable but I choose to do it anyway. So for today, I'm going to share with you what I am thankful for in the middle of this time of … Continue reading Thankful In Spite.
I heard this phrase, create before you consume, in one of Amy Porterfield's podcasts a few days ago. It keeps bouncing into my brain every morning (good work Amy!), challenging me to keep my hands off my phone to scroll other people's posts, news headlines, or check emails. I had been doing it backwards before, … Continue reading “Create Before You Consume”
I fell off the edge of the earth on Saturday and Sunday, but I'm back. I want to share my journey of pregnancy (22 weeks today!) and what I learn during this time. The thing with this season of my life is that it is very deep. It's raw. It's full of what I often refer … Continue reading Choosing To Continue Is Hard.
Words come with hesitance to my brain. Thoughts feel buried deep beneath a sea of emotions. I retreat into my head and am suddenly brought back to reality by the tiny kicks in my womb. She wants to live. She wants to be born. I don't know how to go on. I feel like breaking down. She kicks … Continue reading Letting Go.
I wanted to post a clever title this morning as I delve into this seven letter word that seems to be at the core of so many people's problems. However, when thinking about anxiety, it all boils down to this: it sucks. I'm curious to know when in our culture did anxiety become a prevailing ailment … Continue reading Anxiety Sucks.
When I started this blog last week, my reasoning behind choosing the name “happy single momma” was to intentionally choose the description for my life even before it came fully to fruition. Beyond that, I wanted to share my story with other women looking down a path of single parenthood or who are already single parents … Continue reading 5 Ways to Start Pursuing Happiness Today
Each decision you make will take you closer to your goals or further from them. Today, I have been wrestling with letting go of my plan and my dream for my relationship with my ex. I'm upset and I'm hurt and I want to sit around and complain. I want to bury my head in … Continue reading You’re Always One Decision Away From Being OK
The heart of a woman is beautiful. It's complex. It's vast. And it's certainly intimidating. Our hearts fill to the brim and spill over time and time again. They ache in broken times. They give over and over and over because they desire to safe. As women, we want to give. Something about our DNA … Continue reading 5 Things to Remember When You Don’t Feel Worthy
"Being a single mom is NOT a setback. Nestled somewhere in the pages of a storybook is the idea that entrepreneurs "hustle," "crush it," "grind" and whatever other word you can come up with to describe working really, really hard on your business 100 percent of the time. Out here in the real world we … Continue reading “Being a Single Mom is NOT a Setback.”
Yikes. I really never thought those words would come out of my mouth. Ever. Sure, I'd made careless decisions in past relationships, but had never been pregnant before. I felt that I would be happily married and ready to enter parenthood as a team with my hubby whenever the two lines appeared on the 99 cent pregnancy … Continue reading I’m going to be a single mom.