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The Village: The Sick Mom

By: Mia L. Hazlett 10/2/2017 Before I talked about The Sick Kid, but the real question is, what happens when Mom gets sick? As the only adult in my household with two school-aged kids and speaking with other single parents, daytime drugs. Daytime drugs is what happens. When I call out sick, I wake up… Continue reading The Village: The Sick Mom

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Week”ends”

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”

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Get out of Your Own Way

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

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Really? Are You Kidding Me?

Really? Are You Kidding Me? By: Mia L. Hazlett 7/28/14 I came across this story, although it was not my first and won’t be the last, http://www.foxnews.com/us/2014/07/03/couple-jailed-after-leaving-boy-2-in-hot-car-to-drink-at-bar/. Now you know how passionate I am about children.  I believe horrible parents produce “bad” kids.  But what happens when horrible parents make a half-ass attempt at being… Continue reading Really? Are You Kidding Me?

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Guilt Doesn’t Live Here

By: Mia L. Hazlett 7/19/14 There was a time when I used to feel guilty for what I couldn't do for my kids. In all honesty, those times continue to drift in and out of my life, but now in the blink of an eye they're gone. They no longer bring tears or reckless spending… Continue reading Guilt Doesn’t Live Here

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Strong Independent Wo…Blah, Blah, Blah

By: Mia L. Hazlett 7/11/14   I was standing in line waiting for my food the other day, while listening to two ignorant women talk.  One said to the other, “his ass hasn’t paid in like a month because he got laid off. I told him whatever. If he wanted to take Stevie, he was… Continue reading Strong Independent Wo…Blah, Blah, Blah

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Self-Defense My Ass

By: Mia Hazlett 5/31/2014 I watched this TED talk by Jackson Katz, Ph.D about men’s violence against women . It was extremely valuable knowledge and gave a perspective that I had never really considered until I watched this. It made me beg the question, how young are men when they first hear, comprehend, and fear… Continue reading Self-Defense My Ass