Single Parenting

Why I Stopped Saying "I Missed You" To My Stepson, Raise Magazine
Why I Stopped Saying “I Miss You” To My Stepson
“I missed you so much last week.” It was meant to be a sweet comment,…
Our Holiday Custody Schedule, Raise Magazine
Our Holiday Custody Schedule
Even though our boys are grown, we still stick to the holiday schedule from our…
Co-Parenting & The Clothing Wars, Raise Magazine
Co-Parenting & The Clothing Wars
How we avoided battles over clothing during the 12 years we shared custody. I’m always…
Advice On Meeting Your Boyfriend's Kids
Advice On Meeting Your Boyfriend’s Kids
The best advice I received on how to build a relationship with my future stepsons.…
Should You Tell Your Kid’s Teacher You’re Getting A Divorce? Raise Magazine
Should You Tell Your Kid’s Teacher You’re Getting A Divorce?
“Not every student will turn to their teacher, but knowing that they can makes a…
My Blended Family: Co-Parenting With My Ex-Husband's Ex-Wife, Raise Magazine
My Blended Family: Co-Parenting With My Ex-Husband’s Ex-Wife
Mother of three Halley Dean talks real-life Parent Trap, evil stepmothers, and co-parenting with her…
Our Blended Family: Three Dads, One Mom, Raise Magazine
Our Blended Family: Three Dads, One Mom
I am a single mother of three beautiful children and yes, they all have different…
Parallel Parenting Versus Co-Parenting, Raise Magazine
Parallel Parenting Versus Co-Parenting
Sometimes co-parenting just doesn’t work. For families like ours, parallel parenting is the answer. My…
Five Things I Wish I Would Have Done Differently When My Ex Started Dating Again, Raise Magazine
Five Things I Wish I Would Have Done Differently When My Ex Started Dating Again
I have been the crazy ex-wife and let me tell you, it's not a good…
Single Mom Stories: Lily Bekmezian, Raise Magazine
Single Mom Stories: Lily Bekmezian
My main objective is to raise independent little women. Lily Bekmezian is a single mama…