2017 · single mom

the things money can (and can’t) buy

One of the greatest challenges of growing up is tackling that whole “financial responsibility” (and financial security) thing. During the early years of young adult life, and especially during the early months and years of single parenting, I felt so sure that if I just had more money, everything would be better, easier – but it… Continue reading the things money can (and can’t) buy

2015 · single mom

On waves, waterfalls, mosquito bites and impromptu swims

When it comes to size, I’m a pretty little person. I drive a small car, and live in a relatively small apartment in a big building in the province’s biggest city, which is actually the equivalent to many small towns in other parts of the world. And yet I often feel swallowed up by the… Continue reading On waves, waterfalls, mosquito bites and impromptu swims