• Single Mum's Life

    Single Parenting Facts

    Someone had recently asked me – ‘Sonia, what are the good things about being a single parent?I had no words. I have been so consumed with so much worry and how tired I was etc… I forgot about the good things. Here are my thoughts on being a single parent. Life Changing Whatever you were doing before having a child for any parents, married or not, having a child is life changing. Some parents struggle to accept the change and some just get along with it. The difference is single parents do not have a choice. You have to accept and be willing to take on board that your life…

  • Lifestyle,  Single Mum's Life,  Storytime

    My Daughter Birth

    Hey Guys, I am back with another story time. With Sasha’s 5th birthday coming up so I wanted to share her delivery story. It was  Last Trimester During my last Trimester, I was living with my parents, most of the pregnancy journey I was at my parents’ house. A few days prior to her birth, I had been getting cramps, difficulty to sleep, feeling very hungry and so tired. My due date was like 2 weeks away, so I did not think I was getting any contractions yet. Contractions On the 6th of February 2014, I was walking home from an appointment. The hospital was not far from my parents,…

  • Single Mum's Life,  Storytime

    Finding Out About My Pregnancy

    Hey Guys, welcome to another story time. This post is about how I found out I was pregnant back in 2013. The pregnancy was a complete shock, well sort off, I knew something was happening but never thought I’d be pregnant. You guys should know the whole stages to getting pregnant, right? The love making, the body changes, mood swings, morning sickness, etc. Surprise I’m Pregnant!!! Well, for me, it was a little different. I just remember waking up with a sharp pain in my tummy which lasted for few mins. I thought it was weird. I have never had the feeling before, I thought maybe my period is coming…

  • Lifestyle,  Single Mum's Life

    5 Things I Learnt From My Mum

    Hey guys, I hope you are well. In today’s post, I am going to share with you 5 Things I have Learnt From My Mum. 5 Things I learnt from my mum about being an ambitious woman and raising a family. I am the first born in my family, and although my mum is married, dad was always working and we only saw little of him. So yeah, mum pretty much raised us on her own as a ‘single mum’. I have learnt so much from her, it was hard to pick just 5 things.  Your Family Comes First. As the woman of the house, understand that your presence in…

  • Single Mum's Life,  Student Life

    Back to School

    Despite being a single mother, I made a decision to go back to school to further my education. Honestly, it was not easy. Making The Decision The last time I was in college was like 10+ years ago and although I tried very hard to succeed, I was unsuccessful. I had lots of doubt about going back. What am I going back for? Why do I want to go back? You have your daughter to look after Sonia, stay home and look after her. She needs a mother. You are just wasting your time going back.  I put myself so down, that I almost believed it. However, with lots of…