Loving Life

Business, Etiquette, Loving Life, Party Etiquette / November 12, 2016

Romaine Calm – By Jeff Haden

You probably realize you shouldn’t stare at your cellphone, eyes glazed over, during a business dinner, but there’s more to it than that, of course. Practicing proper table etiquette and behaving with decorum can help you seal a deal with a potential client or even earn you a favorable impression during a meal with your boss. Sharon Schweitzer, a cross-cultural consultant, international protocol expert and the founder of Protocol & Etiquette Worldwide, has great tips for business lunches and dinners, beyond the obvious faux pas of talking with your mouth full and slurping your soup. If you…

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Loving Life, Moms, Single Parent, Staying Organized, Time / July 7, 2017

10 Ways Single Moms can Spend Their Time when the Kids are Away

You (Insert your name here) will and must go out no matter how relaxing staying home feels and looks… flip-flops, cozy robes, hot chocolate and 24 hour cable are a no-no…. So come on, get going, be productive and act grown up.  Moms must practice self-Care.Outside of  a regular school schedule; “Summertime, Christmastime and Holidays” is sometimes all you get to relax without your children around if you are a single mom with sole custody, and with no support system near you.This is because people show up and help out, they give you…

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Ellicott City, Events, Giving Back, Loving Life / September 25, 2016

Loving HOCO – SEPTEMBER NEWSLETTER

There is still so much to do and see in Howard County, Maryland in spite of the incident that happened on that stormy night of July 30th.The County is rebuilding and fast too, some of the shops not badly affected by the flood on July 30th have re-opened. The flooding killed two (2) people who were actually from out of state ~ my heart hurts for their family, people were left homeless, businesses are still rebuilding. There have been concerts, fundraisers and other events and ongoing events to benefit Ellicott city. The County Executive has been the voice of…

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Fashion and Beauty, Loving Life, Money Smarts, Single Parent / January 8, 2017

Cut down on Clothes Buying Time, When Shopping with Kids

   As mothers in singlemomdom, we do not live close enough to other moms like us who need help and can help us too. We may also live too far for our families and friends to help, It is sad. Most times we have no one or place to take our kids to when running errands and are too young to leave home alone. I take mine to the stores with me all the time;  grocery shopping, the mall and even the pharmacy (my new non-negotiable pharmacy tip – I have embraced the drive-thru pharmacy).So how…

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Events, Kids and Mom, Loving Life, Single Parent, Teens and Moms / August 10, 2016

August Newsletter

7 Ways – Balancing Summertime: Kids, Passion and Real-lifeHello moms,How is summer working out for you so far? The excesses, the cost of summer camps and the drive to pick up and drop of kids if your ex is not helping with the daily/weeklyschedule. Add to that, that there is no structured schedule in the summer.But as crazy as it sounds, this is when we in “singlemomdom” and our kids recuperate.This is my first summer as a full-time side gig/hustler or simply put, mom with a side hustle that works a full-time…

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Baltimore City, Events, Loving Life / July 9, 2016

The African American Festival – Empowering and Enriching Youths

Last Sunday I went to the African American Festival in Baltimore City, it was my first time attending and I had loads of fun. Here is my view of the event, The African American Festival last weekend held July 2nd and 3rd in Baltimore City an annual event that has been around for a long time, see video for the history or go to www.AfricanAmericanFestival.net for more details. The AAFRAM as it is popularly called has always been to celebrate life, music and culture. The face of this year’s event was the artist, Grammy and Golden Globe…

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