Category Archives: Parenting

How to worry less

Announcement: Single Mom….working is a site for single parents. I will therefore only post blogs about my life as a (working, single) parent. Thank you to my followers for staying with me over the last 2 years.   All motivational posts about life, confidence, and speaking can now be found on my new blog: http://www.speakingrights.com/blog/. […]

The voice in your head

Sports day comes but once a year, and this year it was a really big deal for my daughter. You see… she has a rival at school, Sasha, who ain’t so sweet, if you know what I mean. The kid is a bully. Sasha and my daughter are both the fastest girl runners in class […]

Can BB creams, and Women, do it all?

It stated a few years back when BB creams first hit the western market….. Women were all over them like a rash – a product that not only treats blemishes… but also moisturises, covers, tints, anti-wrinkles and adds a radiant glow to the complexion.  We already knew that our moisturisers had to do much more […]

There IS life in skincare

Often in life we go through ‘mini dramas’: minor events that take up too much energy and leave us feeling drained.  It’s usually small incidents ….your child got in trouble at school, you’ve had an argument with a friend, and so on… After these types of irritations, it is essential to completely let them go.  […]

Tips to help the January Blues

IT IS JANUARY…. JANUARY = it’s cold. JANUARY = it’s rainy/snowy (depending on where you live). JANUARY = Life is DAMN stressful. By Jan 10th, my nanny decided to resign and leave me completely screwed on childcare, my dog said he was angry at me for going back to work by eating every bra that […]

Is beauty bad?

Has anyone been following the Dove campaign for real beauty?  It does a great job at encouraging women to feel good about their bodies, despite their weight, as it celebrates women’s individuality. But when I glance at the half dressed women posing for the camera….well I am not at all inspired!  The ad lacks sex appeal, […]

The weight of living

When life is going well and times are peaceful, everyone is on their best behavior. Polite, well mannered and kind to each other. But the older I get, the more I realise that it is in turbulent times when we have the opportunity to see what people are really made of! I am not referring […]