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Romance novels are sexy, fun-to-read, and incredibly popular. With more than 9,000 titles published in 2013 in the U.S., it can be a tad difficult to find the best ones or know where to begin with the genre. It means that even though the titles and plots of many of these novels may look similar, they usually have something that sets them apart. It may also sound daunting to dive in, but you may want to make the effort considering that good romance novels can provide some real life love advice and even rev up your sex drive – or at least...

Many studies have found that making young kids jump, run, hop, squeal, and chase after each other can help improve their ability to think. There is a positive link between physical activity and cognitive performance in kids, but getting young folks to be more physically active is not always simple.  Even some adults do not like the idea of getting up and start working out in the gym. So, the question is, “how do you get the kids to exercise?” Here are some  simple tips and activities that will help keep your kids active...

As a busy single parent you don’t always have time to cook dinners for you and the kids. Also, paying for your meal along with your kids’ meals can really add up. Many large restaurant chains have specified days where they allow kids to eat free. This articles will outline the best restaurants and where and when kids eat free. Each restaurant will have different rules and specification that you should be aware of that includes:Age Limits: Many times there will be an age limit for children. Many times the free meals will apply for...

One topic that often doesn’t get discussed when talking about raising kids is how to deal with our children and their dreams. What does it mean when your child dreams about going on a wild adventure with his friends or has a nightmare about the world coming to an end? Most parents rarely discuss the topic of dreams with their kids because it is something that we simply don’t know too much about. We already know that everyone dreams, but do those dreams have any meaning or are they simply thoughts in our heads? When it comes to interpreting...

Though this website is dedicated to SingleMoms, we also don’t want to forget that there are also just as many single dads out there, struggling to raise a family on their own. Many of the issues single moms struggle with — raising kids alone, trying to work while having to raise kids, etc, are also faced by single fathers too. While there may be some advantages for single fathers when it comes to finding a job (yes, there is a gender bias in the work place that favors men), men also face a lot of issues women don’t. For...

Single moms know that saving money is very important for themselves and for their children. However with all the bills and children’s expenses, saving money can seem to be an impossible task. There are some things that you can do that will lead to savings that will make a big difference in the amount you save. This article will provide some effective ways a single mother can start saving some money. Make a Strict Budget One of the most important things you can do is to generate a detailed budget of all your finances. You do this by writing...

There are more single moms in the workplace than ever before.  A recent survey revealed that working moms have increased significantly in recent years.  It was once thought that this trend was largely limited to the poor and minorities.  In this “new age,” single motherhood has become the new norm.  This is due largely to the shift in our society that it is socially accepted to be an unwed mother.  This was virtually unheard of a decade ago. Often, being a full-time mom and the only breadwinner can lead to feelings of guilt and...

Being a mother is frustrating, rewarding, time-consuming, worth every effort, and something you wouldn’t give up for a minute – until you run out of minutes, that is. But just because being a single mother means that all of the frustrations and rewards are yours alone, it doesn’t mean you always have to do it alone. Whether you’re just getting ready to face being a single parent, or you’ve learned over the years how to cope with family issues on your own, you need at least one source outside yourself that...

Good parenting isn’t just about making sure that your children get to bed on time, eat their vegetables, and brush their teeth every day. That’s all part of keeping your kids healthy, and that’s important, but there’s more to good family health than that. You’ve got to keep your own health in mind, both physical and emotional. You need to find ways to do more in less time – as a single mother, time is one thing you can never have too much of! Read these twenty tips to find out the best ways to have a...

Work, school, household chores, and all of the other details of your busy daily life as a single mom can push cooking to the back burner. Many moms think that it’s quicker and easier to just buy pre-packaged meals at the supermarket and reheat them at home, instead of spending time shopping for ingredients and then cooking (and cleaning up). And it’s true that it can be quicker and easier to simply take a foil-wrapped pan out of a box and stick it in the oven, to open a few cans and dump them in a pan, or to poke a hole in...

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