About Me

Good Bye Grandpa, Navy Pilot, NYPD Captain, & My Hero

My Grandfather, Lieutenant Commander, Navy WWII Pilot, and NYPD Captain, better known as My Hero (to me anyway), passed away suddenly last week. He was 94. My heart hurts… It wasn’t my weekend with my kids so I had to go tell them their Great Grandfather had passed. I can hardly write the words now. I…

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Catholic Stand Relevant Radio Morning Air

The article I wrote for Catholic Stand entitled See Something? Say Something caught the attention of Relevant Radio’s Morning Air with John Harper, and I’ve been asked to be a guest tomorrow morning! The article focused on New York’s policy of, “If you see something suspicious. Say something to somebody who can do something about it!” I spoke…

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Awake All Night – Single Mom Sleeplessness

I think only another new single mom can know what the phrase “awake all night” truly means. Awake all night happens because dinner takes longer than you thought it would to prepare. Awake all night happens because dinner takes longer than you thought it would to eat. Awake all night happens because everything ALWAYS takes longer than…

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Single Mom Back Aches

Could an aching back be yet another side effect of being a single mom because my back certainly does hurt!  I had never experienced real back pain before, but shortly after my husband left me pregnant and alone, my back began hurting. Now, when the pain flairs up, I know it’s just another side effect of…

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Pumpkin Carving with Noah

Last week I took a day off from work to help Noah’s class with pumpkin carving. I know we need the little money I make, but I decided long ago that money would never be more important than spending time with my children when they need me to. If I had any doubts (which I didn’t!) about taking the day…

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