By: Mia L. Hazlett 11/6/2014 Doing the single mother work thing is getting old. But just because it's getting old, it doesn't mean I can stop. There's a household to support. There are kids who need clothes, and get this...they want to eat too. The thing is, this wasn't my plan. I hadn't planned on… Continue reading Week”ends”
Get out of Your Own Way By: Mia L. Hazlett 9/12/14 When marriage ends, it is like a death. There is an initial shock and anger and stages and blah blah blah. Again, I’m not a licensed shrink or anything, but I am separated and have been for five years now. Fingers crossed , that… Continue reading Get out of Your Own Way
By: Mia L. Hazlett 3/16/12 The Window Wait. That's what I call it. Sitting by the window waiting for what I know is not going to happen. When my husband and I first separated, Sundays and Mondays were his days with the kids. Sundays began with a 10 or 11am pick-up and Mondays he would… Continue reading When Daddy Doesn’t Show
By: Mia L. Hazlett 3/15/12 My youngest has coined a made-up word for me, "Meaniac." Whenever she doesn't get her way, I'm a Meaniac. Okay. I'll take it, it means I'm doing my job. But like I've stated before, me and her father are separated and I am the custodial parent. I have found for… Continue reading Fun Dad vs. Meaniac
By: Mia L. Hazlett 2/28/12 I’ve recently had conversations with family and friends about what is “too grown” for children. Now like I’ve mentioned before, me and my kids have gone through a lot in the past year. It’s forced me to have an unusually high amount of “grown” conversations with my daughters. Are they… Continue reading Difficult Conversations
By: Mia L. Hazlett 2/16/12 Yeah right! I remember being at a women's conference years ago and they had a guy, yes a guy, talking about work-life balance. To this day I can't remember who he was, but he was retired and had run a big corporation. Probably why they had him on the panel.… Continue reading Work Life Balance?