Sustainably Single Parenting chronicles a journey of complexities.
I am currently single parenting three beautiful little ladies (Amara 7/07, Terra 3/09, and Nohra 02/13). The life-altering news of my last pregnancy came just two weeks after I separated from my abusive husband. My marriage is over, but I am not yet divorced, and this is my first experience with court cases and restraining orders.
Being single means freedom, but it also brings the unexpected mourning for a marriage that I truly believed might defeat the odds.
I am three courses shy of attaining my Master’s degree in Publishing and Writing from Emerson College, so I will be finishing graduate school as I navigate this new life. We are not wealthy, and I have no family within 1000 miles, but I am determined to not be defeated by our situation.
I will not allow being a single parent to ruin my efforts to incorporate sustainability into every aspect of our lives. I will continue to make my cleaning supplies, breastfeed and cloth diaper, practice attachment parenting, and cherish homeschooling. I know that this transition will be difficult and that there will be many obstacles, but I am certain that we will thrive.
This is the journey of me and my three, making the most of everything. Feel free to come along!
July 11, 2012 – January 25, 2013: Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
January 28, 2013 – Until Further Notice: Every Monday and Friday