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Millionaire Matchmaker Patti Stanger on successful women finding love, her abortion and why college women should freeze their eggs

  On Like a Mother with Emma Johnson, I interviewed Millionaire Matchmaker Patti Stanger who recently launched the audio coaching program, “The Single Girls’ Handbook,” and her wine, P.S. Match, and is author of four books, including Become Your Own Matchmaker. My No. 1 question? How can successful women find love. We also talk about her abortion…

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How to get out of a rut

Other ways to listen: iTunes  ♦  Stitcher   ♦  TuneIn   ♦  SoundCloud ♦  Google Play In this episode, I discuss being in a rut — and getting OUT. Reinvigorating your life does not require dramatic change – it can be as simple as switching up your schedule, your surroundings, your routine, and your mindset. It’s a chance to recreate some aspect of…

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9 reasons dating is better as a single mom

Through my circle of friends and single moms I meet through this blog, I often hear cries of horror about the thought of single mom dating. Especially if you have kids. What man in his right mind would consider dating a single mom? I can’t imagine getting out there again! My single-mom body is a wreck and…

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Make money and do good at the same time

  Other ways to listen: iTunes  ♦  Stitcher   ♦  TuneIn   ♦  SoundCloud ♦  Google Play Making money and serving others — these two things are NOT mutually exclusive. That you must chose one or the other is a historically female message: That it’s OK to be broke, because we’re serving others. That the corporate world is exploitive, evil, greedy, and…

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Single mom teaches families how to travel with kids

Other ways to listen: iTunes  ♦  Stitcher   ♦  TuneIn   ♦  SoundCloud ♦  Google Play Elmeka Henderson: Helping single moms travel with kids In this episode I interview Elmeka Henderson, creator of blog Adventures in Raising a Vagabond. When Elmeka started traveling with travel groups, she found that many didn’t allow kids. She began taking her son abroad on her own…

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#LikeAMother: Homework hurts kids and families, just say NO to overparenting

Other ways to listen: iTunes  ♦  Stitcher   ♦  TuneIn   ♦  SoundCloud ♦ Google Play Oh man, when I read Heather Shumaker’s essay in Salon Homework is wrecking our kids: The research is clear, let’s ban elementary homework, I reached out to her immediately. In her excellent article, Shumaker articulates exactly what I have been grumbling about (and fighting…

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Mother’s Day: What you should REALLY be doing

Other ways to listen: iTunes  ♦  Stitcher   ♦  TuneIn   ♦  SoundCloud ♦ Google Play In this episode, I discuss: What you should REALLY be doing for Mother’s Day. (Hint: It’s not church and brunch!) Why my Mother’s Day plans don’t involve my kids – and why that’s perfectly fine Ideas for a perfect Mother’s Day celebration of your own Define this…

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Single mom for Congress Katie Wilson [grant winner!]

Other ways to listen: iTunes  ♦  Stitcher   ♦  TuneIn   ♦  SoundCloud ♦ Google Play Create a life on your terms Download your FREE Kickass Single Mom Manifesto, the roadmap for thriving as a single mom, and a free chapter from my new book The Kickass Single Mom. Single mom Katie Wilson runs for Congress Katie Wilson, 34, single mom and entrepreneur,…

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Side Hustles: Why you need one and where to find it

 Other ways to listen: iTunes  ♦  Stitcher   ♦  TuneIn   ♦  SoundCloud ♦ Google Play In this episode, I discuss… Why you need a side hustle How to get one What makes a good side hustle Maybe you need a little extra cash (or a lot – hello, savings account!), maybe you’re bored with your current career, or you want to…

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From homeless to giving women livable wage jobs in her cleaning business [grant winner!]

Other ways to listen: iTunes  ♦  Stitcher   ♦  TuneIn   ♦  SoundCloud ♦  Google Play Loren Guillory, Owner of First Stream Cleaning Loren Guillory moved to Dallas, only to have her new job fall through. Homeless and running out of resources, she found assistance, got on her feet, and created First Stream Cleaning. Starting her own business quickly boosted her esteem…

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What single parents need to know about wills and estate plans

Other ways to listen: iTunes  ♦  Stitcher   ♦  TuneIn   ♦  SoundCloud ♦ Google Play   In this episode, LegalZoom’s Laura Goldberg joins me to answer listeners’ questions about how single moms can easily get a will and estate plan online: Why a will is so, so important. The expensive, heart-wrenching process that your loved ones face if you don’t have a…

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Single mom creates respite care program for special-needs families [grant winner!]

Other ways to listen: iTunes  ♦  Stitcher   ♦  TuneIn   ♦  SoundCloud ♦  Google Play Jeannine Hamilton, serving other special-needs families with a break! Jeannine Hamilton, 43, of Little Rock, Ark., is a single mom of three. As the mother of an 8-year-old daughter with autism, she knows first-hand the financial, emotional and logistical challenges parents of these special kids face…

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Minimalist Living for Real Moms (with Liz Frugalwoods)

 Other ways to listen: iTunes  ♦  Stitcher   ♦  TuneIn   ♦  SoundCloud ♦ Google Play On today’s episode, I interview colleague, fellow blogger and friend Liz Frugalwoods. She’s a mother who – now in her early-thirties – is already retired. We discuss her definition of financial independence, the importance of a holistic (and realistic!) financial approach, plus tips for frugal living. Liz…

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“My husband was raping our daughter.”

Other ways to listen: iTunes  ♦  Stitcher   ♦  TuneIn   ♦  SoundCloud ♦ Google Play   Tiffany Horsely is a Kansas nurse, mom of three, and she has no shame about sharing that her ex husband molested and raped for more than four years their oldest daughter, Robyn. At age 17, depressed and despondent, Robyn found the courage to tell…

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Mama Gena, her new book PUSSY: A Reclamation, and the power of PJ

Other ways to listen: iTunes  ♦  Stitcher   ♦  TuneIn   ♦  SoundCloud ♦  Google Play   I interviewed Mama Gena in April, 2016, before her book came out in September of that year. As you will hear, late in the interview she wonders if the world is ready for her message, this book, and the word Pussy. The week Pussy: A Reclaimation came…

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