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Working From Home – Is It Right For You Single Mom?

Single moms usually do not get the luxury of being stay at home moms (SAHM), because they need to work to provide for their growing children.  But what  many single moms don’t realize is that we too can stay at home with our kids, and still be able to provide for them by being a…
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Baby Girl’s Birthday Presents

I forgot to post that Baby girl got her birthday present all the way over in Africa this week… Thanks Mackenzie for taking it to her… Working hard to get to you little lady…
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4 Simple Ways To Turn Your Road Trip Into a Homeschool Lesson

When mom is behind the wheel with no other adult is on board, keeping kids under control is a challenge…and a safety necessity. In this post, you’ll find ideas for single moms (or anyone) who want to keep the kiddos entertained, all while throwing in some low key learning. (Which is always a win-win for…
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Africa Adoption Update

Just thought I would give you guys a little update. Haiti adoption is still moving at a snail’s pace, despite the promising news I received a few weeks ago. Still no match…Still none expected anytime soon… Uganda adoption is moving along steadily. Because of the recent change of law, we are slowly feeling our way…
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Happy 6th Birthday Baby Girl!

  Happy 6th Birthday Baby Girl! Prayerfully next year we will be celebrating it together in Africa! I’ll try not to cry too much today (Too late…)
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Passports In

As I prepare for our move to Uganda, there are many many things that have to be taken care of. One of the very basic is getting passports. I have had my passport for years…felt it was a good time to get the boys. The boys passports are in and our family is one step…
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Haiti Adoption Update

  Well Dec 30, 2016 will mark 1 year of being entered in IBESR ( Haitian social services) to be matched with my Haitian daughter and this month marks 22 months of starting the adoption process from Haiti altogether… Unfortunately, there is information floating around the internet that the orphanages and IBESR are in negotiations…
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Answers to All Your Adoption FAQS….

So just as promised..answers to everyone’s FAQS about my adoptions… How I came to adopt my 2 sons – 9 years ago and how did I come to the decision to adopt not only from Haiti, but also from Africa concurrently! Plus…
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About is a lifestyle blog that focuses on single/solo parenthood, adoption, including my current international adoption journey, foster care, preparing to move to Africa, working from home and living a location independent lifestyle.


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