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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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She’s Still Going Strong

She’s Still Going Strong By: Mia L. Hazlett 2/11/2015 Long ago in a faraway land, I wrote about an incredible woman, http://ayoungwritercomingup.com/2007/12/05/forever-changed/. I titled it, “Forever Changed”, because at the time, she had changed my life. Now she didn’t pull me from a burning building in some grandiose act of heroism. She was just simply… Continue reading She’s Still Going Strong

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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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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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BITCH!

By: Mia L. Hazlett 4/29/14 I've heard over and over, you have choices. It's true. I've heard over and over, there are consequences to your choices. It's true. And the other day I heard, "there are no rewards."I hung up from that conversation and began to cry because I realized, there are no rewards for… Continue reading BITCH!

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Man Up!

By: Mia L. Hazlett 2/5/14 “Get some balls”.  I here this all the time.  I'm not male bashing, just once again trying to wrap my mind around this “new age” man.  I’ve sometimes heard this combined with the phrase, “stop acting like a girl”. Hmm…really gotta let that sink in.  I just don’t understand how… Continue reading Man Up!