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Receiving Emotional Support as a Solo Parent

For many of us, deciding to become a solo parent is a massive decision for a variety of different reasons. One of those factors is often, questioning whether we'll be able to cope solo. There are a few different aspects of what being able to cope is made up of....

Let’s talk about solo mum guilt

You may have heard the term 'mum guilt'. Many mums describe feeling guilty about not doing enough as a parent. Not doing things right, or making decisions that may disadvantage your children in the long term. Working too much, not being financially secure enough,...

2 lessons that have helped me thrive as a solo mum

When I made the decision to pursue solo motherhood I realised that to thrive as a solo mum, I must wholeheartedly embrace this path. There was no room to question my decision, or to wish things were different. If I was going to do this, I needed to do it with 100%...

Why deciding to become a solo mum took me 5 years

When I was 29 I split up from my partner of 7 years. Not long after, I started doing the maths! Although it wasn't ideal and certainly wasn't my original timeline, (marriage at 30 and kids shortly after) I thought to myself, at least it will still be possible to...

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