Author: Jen Byrum

Psychic Healing for this Single Mom

I feel like I should explain. My life has been chaos since the end of August. It's a really long story so let's just cut to the chase... My mom has been very sick.

Tantrums, Torment and Turkey!

It's Thanksgiving week and the holiday season is upon us. Birds will be stuffed and browned, potatoes mashed into fluffy perfection and bubbly champagne chilled. The table will set with the best silver, your grandmother's china and fancy cloth napkins.…

Bye Bye Miss American Pie

Today was one of the most strange and bittersweet days I've ever had as a parent. In 13 years of being a mom, I don't remember ever feeling so happy and sad at the exact same moment. My baby blossomed…

My Complete Transformation

It's been a good while since I have blogged about my single mommy life and I have a good reason for it. See, I went to the grocery store bathroom one day after shopping and could not believe what I…

Fatal Error, 414

I've been running around like a crazy person lately. I am so overwhelmed between my career and my family that I'm forgetting really important details. People at work can tell me something and ten minutes later I have no memory.…

MOTHER Failure!

I forgot my son at school yesterday. First time that's happened. Oh boy, that kid was mad! I totally forgot that he had a club meeting until 5:45 p.m.I mean I completely and absolutely blanked... there was no feeling in…

A Check-up From the Neck Up

I've been pretty frustrated with my life lately. I'm stressed out both personally and professionally. I'm in a serious funk.I've said before that I have joint custody with my ex of our two kids. My son Jacob is 12 and…

Single in a King-Sized Head

As a single mom, I don't put myself out there much in the dating world. Frankly, my hands are quite full with a job selling ads for Charlotte Parent, two nutty kids, a needy 14-year-old dog and a part time…

Running the Single-Mom Race

I love being a mom. I don't know what my life would be like if it weren't for my kids. They are my joy and my purpose.I am divorced. We have joint custody. Some days my life is a race…