There were times when he worked late. And back then I wasn’t very understanding so I complained that I felt like a single mom doing all the work myself.
A few years and more than a few fights later I found myself left alone with a baby and his two little brothers.
My former spouse had had enough of my brokenness expressed as anger and selfishness and he filed for divorce.
And now I was a single mom for real.
I lived to eat my earlier words, nearly choking at times from holding back the tears as exhaustion, fear, regret and more fear enveloped me.
Divorce left me devastated.
For two days after he left all I could do was lie on the sofa, nuke mac and cheese, change diapers and pop in a new video as soon as one ended.
And I felt like my life had ended.
Then on the third day I realized my role of mom was far from over…
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