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Welcome to Solo and Soulful Mamas

It’s time to put soul into solo mamahood!

Did you know?

In the United Kingdom, about 1 out of 4 families with dependent children are single-parent families? 417 more words


Does it ever make sense to send your children to boarding school?

The main reason I split my time between town and country is to work hard during the week at a job I enjoy in order for my children to have anything and everything they need.   1,043 more words

Life of a Single Mum

Hi everyone. My name is Karen. I have decided to create this blog to share my thoughts and ideas as well as experiences when it comes to the life of a single mum. 230 more words

The Journey or the Destination - Which is More Important?

I wrote this while sitting enjoying a refreshing sea breeze on a boat bound for three beautiful Croatian islands. We enjoyed swimming in clear turquoise waters, a lunch of freshly-grilled fish and salad and an unlimited bar. 393 more words

It’s All About Attitude (and Plenty of Preparation)!

Recently, my eldest son landed his ideal starter job on his career journey. Sure, he worked at a well-known supermarket during his college course, but we always discussed that this would just be a stop gap to earn money before getting serious about what he really wants to do in his life. 605 more words

Shout out to the single mums (and dads!)

Being a parent is hard.

It’s really f*cking hard. These days women have to hold down a career, bring home the bacon, keep a well organised, well dusted, well hoovered house and raise their children in a rounded, loving, nurturing home environment whilst ensuring limited screen time, that everyone eats a balanced diet, gets their five a day and eats nothing processed, that the kids play with only educational, preferably wooden, non gender specific toys, while still finding the time to ensure they stay on top of root touch ups, eyebrow shaping and waxing! 360 more words


A Break Doesn't Need to be Heartbreaking

It’s the Easter holidays. Most mums are currently experiencing both the joys of having their children at home for the Easter Holidays and the slightly frazzled feeling of having to be Chef, Children’s Argument Umpire and Chief Entertainment Officer. 428 more words