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'Making it all fit' as a single mom

I was watching Bridget Jones’s Diary this morning while making seed tape for my community garden. It was nice to have that quiet time to myself. 327 more words


Now, Then and Later: A mom's view on having it all.

Women in the 21st century have an ocean of choices.  It took a lot of strong women before us, and those still forging new trails today, which created such a magnitude of glorious choices. 1,057 more words

From The Gap

Thought for the Day - Chasing the Dream

Too often our pursuit of the spectacular causes us to miss the profound. Similarly, the cost of “having it all” is frequently everything that truly matters.

Thought For The Day / Quotes

A year of saying NO

I didn’t plan it that way, it just happened. I realized a couple months ago when I took on a few new things, that I had pointedly avoided taking on anything new or extra for over a year – since before my baby was born. 754 more words


You Can't Have It All

Life is a constant balancing act. You can’t have it all. That is particularly hard for me to write, because I want to have it all. 1,240 more words

The Rules Do Not Apply by Ariel Levy — Eli Lee

Ariel Levy, a writer for The New Yorker, is 38 years old and five months pregnant when she miscarries in a hotel bathroom in Ulaanbaatar: … 1,656 more words

Book Review

No man is an island (but all women kind of are)

In a lot of ways, I’ve always existed just slightly on the fringe of what I’d call the rest of the world.

That’s not to say I’m a loner; I’ve had friends, sure, but I’m often the person who’s more of the friend you bump into, not the friend you call to deliberately meet up with. 749 more words