But today, I had that ‘cry in the car’ kind of day, and each of my friends and siblings have done their patient duty of listening to me prattle this already month, and now it’s your turn, dear readers.Today, it’s the process of planning vacations that sets me off (I know, I’m pretty lucky if this is the type of thing that gets me upset). Tim has his two middle-school aged cousins in town this week, and life is good.In other words, stop waiting for a guy to come along and make you more extroverted by insemination.Leave the house—get artificially extroverted—on your own. Go places, do things—as much as your disability and budget allow.I also have weeks of vacation saved up at work, and only need to make a plan in order to be on the road somewhere. But for some reason, I am having a terrible time committing to any particular plan for weekend trips or longer vacations. On the surface, it’s just indecision, but if I sit with my feelings a little bit I realize I’m feeling alone.This is the kind of stuff I used to get heavy input from Tim’s dad on.Say Yes – As a the mother of a 3-year-old, I understand that it feels weird to go out again after you’ve had kids but this time when someone invites you somewhere, say yes. You are sexy, caring, a great match and to snag your next spouse you need to feel good about yourself. Many moms are so over-committed that new partners feel you don't have time for them.
These 10 single moms, all of whom have built successful companies, manage to do both with a mix of intelligence, creativity and sheer determination.I’m going to need to be complainey here just for a minute, ok?I promise, I’ll get it out of my system so we can get back to interesting and fun things tomorrow.They are so cute together, cracking each other up all day, developing inside jokes and having fun.It’s early summer and we have tons of plans with family for the Fourth of July.Having her first child at 16 has never slowed Benton down as she has made a name for herself in the world of design and technology, appearing on 50 Women Who Rule in 2013. Nestled somewhere in the pages of a storybook is the idea that entrepreneurs "hustle," "crush it," "grind" and whatever other word you can come up with to describe working really, really hard on your business 100 percent of the time.