9 Characters who Played Single Moms and the Gifts they Gave Us

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July 13th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

Growing up watching One Day at a Time, the concept of single moms was so foreign to me. I was a in grade school, and never dreamed I’d end up in Anne Romano’s shoes. No, I’m not dating my divorce attorney, and no, I don’t have a building supe...

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The Single Dad

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June 17th, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

With yesterday being Father’s Day, I got to thinking about the single dad. I’m a single mom, and sometimes I feel like I have it rough.  But, I know a lot of single dads, and I can honestly say, being a single dad doesn’t seem like any big pic...

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Petty Acts in Co-Parenting Lower Self-esteem, Ruin Karma and Hurt Kids

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April 22nd, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

What do you think of when you hear the word petty? Know what I think of? Divorce! I hear lots of divorce stories that involve petty acts. According to The Free Dictionary, if something is petty, that means it’s trivial, not of big importance. I...

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“They Hate Me!”: Dating A Guy With Kids

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March 31st, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

A few years ago, a friend of mine who was dating a guy with kids said to me, “Today is my boyfriend’s daughter’s 16th birthday. I got her a dozen roses and a box of her favorite chocolates.” I replied, “That’s nice.” My friend responded...

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Single Mom Deals With Mice and Other “Husband” Jobs

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March 23rd, 2013 . Jackie Pilossoph

As a single mom, you are head of the household. Every decision is yours to make, everything that needs to be done is your responsibility, and every time there’s a problem, it’s yours and only yours, to handle. The thought of writing this blog ...

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