Author: Amy Fenton

Parenting Dangerously Close to Empty

I love to live on the edge. At least that is what I tell my kids when they are all frustrated with me. I am that person. That person that drives until the “E” light in my car has been shining at me for about 30 miles. It doesn’t help that now my car tells me exactly how many miles I have to “E.” I drive until there are no more miles left. It just has an asterisk on the screen. (I assumed when it said * that meant there was no more gas, but I’m happy to report...

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Single Parenting and Knowing When to Ask for Help

For the past six years I’ve found myself in a highly important role that I never wanted to play: Single Mom. Don’t get my wrong; being a mom is the greatest thing to ever happen to me. I love my children with all my heart. But when I gave birth to each of them, I never, in my wildest dreams, looked at their sweet little faces and thought, “I sure hope I get to do this parenting thing alone.” No one does. But, it is the reality that is my life. When I first realize divorce was imminent, I...

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