Family, Parenting

Thoughts on Single Parenting: Single and Positive


Today, I’m going to share about my first ever blog interview series, dubbed as Single and Positive. It’s a Single Parents Interview Series with the intention of getting to know single moms (and dads) to share their stories and thoughts of single parenthood.

The Single Parents Blog Interview Series aim to make a positive impact on solo parenting by sharing unique stories of single-parent families. Sharing the frustrations, joys, challenges, accomplishments, and what is in the mind and heart of solo parents. My goal is to build a positive outlook and a supportive community for single parents, especially for single moms.

For the interview, I am focusing on single moms for now, as I hope to break the negative stereotype attached to single mothers and encourage them to live a positive life. I wish every story turns into a learning and inspiring piece, if not to everyone, then at least to one reader – single mom or not. 🙂

To be honest. I’m not 100% confident nor sure of what I’m doing. I’m working on my blog content to focus more on solo parenting and single mom stories, but I’m honestly afraid of what’s to come. I don’t want the blog to appear too dramatic or what, but I’m afraid it’ll be judged like that. I’m not sure what to expect, really. I know many would not mind, would not care nor make a big deal out of my posts. But I still feel kinda scared about opening up and sharing my stories and hitting that tiny “publish” button.
Though I intend to make this blog a community for single parents, I sometimes just want to shut it down and go on with my own life.
I’m seriously afraid of doing this. It’s going to be my first to do an interview and answer tough questions on single parenting. It makes me feel vulnerable, you know. I love and hate it. Like I want to do it but don’t want to share it. I wish to write everything and then hide in my room and just forget about it. ugh.
Part of me questions why I am doing this. And the other  assures me that I’m doing something right and that I shouldn’t be afraid of anything.
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Then why are you sharing these, Rose?
I know many of these things may be personal stories which aren’t relevant to you. “NO ONE CARES, ROSE!” Most of you maybe would want to scream that to my face. But you know what, I think some people care. That’s why I decided that I’ll do it no matter what.
Yes, I’m scared of being called crazy for all this “single mom” blogging thing I’m doing. But you know what scares me the most? It’s the thought of not writing when I know I could have. The thought of having someone out there waiting to read my words, someone desperately needing my help in this solo parenting journey. The truth is, being a single mom can be depressing, especially for the first months (or even years). And what makes it more discouraging is that I can barely see any local community out there to help, support, or encourage us in going through this difficult path.
With that thought in mind that a fellow single mom needs help in going through this alone, I resolved to be the help she needs. I will be here for those who need someone who genuinely understand what it’s like to be a single parent, a single mom.
So this blog interview series and more of my upcoming blogs will be for single parents who need a supportive community, for single moms who share the same feelings, and for single dads who need encouragement. I will be here for you. You are not alone on this. Let’s wander through this beautiful and challenging journey of single parenting together! 🙂
I hope to meet you one day! 🙂
Wait, did I make sense? The sun is almost up, my eyes are shutting down. I don’t know what I’m blabbing this very hour. I think I just need some sleep. See? Single parenting is crazy.

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  • Reply Rea Alducente

    Go ahead and write it out Rose. Make your voice be heard! I'll support you!! CBC will support you, teehee! ♥ To be honest, when I got pregnant, I didn't want to get married at all. I just wanted to be a mom because I didn't want to force my then boyfriend-now husband (haha) to marry me or even support me if it's against his will. We all have different experiences in life and I'm sure we can learn from each of them.

    October 7, 2015 at 11:55 pm
  • Reply Romie Marie

    Please do this, Rose. I'm a single mom, too! I wanna know how's going through the lives of other single parents.

    October 18, 2015 at 6:56 am
  • Reply Rose Angelie

    Hi Romie! Thanks for push.. hehe yes, I will do the series this week. Stay updated! 🙂

    October 18, 2015 at 8:20 am
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