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Two single mothers navigate the world and all its challenges from parenting, dating and current events; these two talk about it all.

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January 12, 2021

Dating During a Pandemic

Did the pandemic make you rethink dating? Did it make you come up with new rules for dating? Did you give up on dating?

Listen in as Nicole and Adrienne discuss dating during a pandemic and their personal experiences. It's a lot more complicated than even they expected.

 

 

 

Music: Wine it Up, Fada Turg

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December 8, 2020

We Need A Resolution

Ever thought that we need a resolution to resolutions? Wondered how the ancient’s celebrated the New Year?  Did the ancient Egyptians even know when the New Year started?

 

In this episode, we explore the evolution of the Resolution and whether it’s time to ditch 4,000 years of tradition. 

Resources:

 

https://www.cnet.com/health/the-history-of-new-years-resolutions-and-celebrations/?fbclid=IwAR2xiV7BHfdj77ow1fFF0ZYbKfVWEFOV8fZh61baHNJb4OB1tvWXc3cSpoM

 

https://www.history.com/news/the-history-of-new-years-resolutions

 

 

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November 23, 2020

Beat the Blah

The holidays are supposed to be about love and joy, but often we find ourselves a bit down in the mouth.  Maybe it's the weather and shorter days, but how do we recapture the joy we had as children. 

In this episode, we discuss recapturing our joy while acknowledging that this time of year can be difficult. We discuss strategies to avoid holiday blahs and looking forward to the celebration.

We would love for you to join us on Instagram where we explore the 5 senses of joy every Friday!

IG: @singlemommyfabulous

Don't miss this episode! It's almost time for us to sign off for 2020!

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November 12, 2020

Reinventing Your Career

Your career may seem uncertain right now, but you don't have to be. Are you ready to make a change in your career? Have you thought about what to do next?  This week, the moms talk about career changes, being flexible, and flowing with change.

We may not have seen it before, but has the pandemic given us a chance to reinvent our careers?

7 Reason It's Time to Change Jobs During Coronavirus

Reinventing Your Career in the Time of Coronavirus

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A personal essay that explores the love and relationship of a granddaughter and her grandfather.

About the Author:

Michelle Lopez

Trilingual, Afrolatina. A writer, a creative. An Oakland, California native. With A B.A. in Cultural Anthropology, I am continuously inspired by my community, my environment, my cultures, my language and the world around me.

www.curlsandwords.com

IG: curlsandwords_

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October 27, 2020

Digital Life: Addiction

The moms talk about what they learned from the Tween Takeover! The discussion takes a dive into why social media can be an addiction, how it affects our mental health, alters our children's behavior, and exercises control over some of our actions. 

We offer strategies to combat social media addiction. 

This episode aimed to gain a perspective on social media use. Social media does have a place in our lives.  We must define that place.

**Spoiler Alert***

The Social Dilemma content in this episode. The Social Dilemma is currently streaming on Netflix.

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Alicia Cañas of the Raw Tea narrates her poetry about self-awareness and the relationship to the natural world around us.  It is beautiful and raw.

You can find out more about Alicia by visiting our website or heading over to her IG @aliciafcanas

 

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5 tween girls get together with the moms to talk about their digital life. From Roblox to YouTube, the girls talk about their rules and how they view the internet.   

 

 

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In the word's of our featured author, Nadine Plummer:

 

This #poeticpiece was inspired by the struggles, survival and stories I have heard, read and still see today, of Black women who had immigrated to the UK and/or born in the UK only to be treated as the Other; yet still forced to assimilate and work in harsh conditions to elevate white ivory systems, institutions and beliefs.

This is one of the longest pieces I have written and the first piece I ever put into audio.

It is powerful, relatable and honest. It speaks of a truth that has been plaguing us as a generational cursed but we will and are slowly prevailing. Our strength, honour and dignity will dismantle this unforgiving perception of what we are "good for".

 

Vist her website at: https://npnarratives.wordpress.com/

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September 22, 2020

Chronic Illness & Motherhood

Adrienne's back!  She and Nicole discuss living with chronic illness and how it affects their relationship with their children.  What they need from their support system and how anyone can be an ally to someone with chronic illness.

 

 

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