Tips for dating a single mom
The 600 skeins of yarn she owns all came secondhand. For her, survival is as much about resilience and satisfaction as it is about financial solvency.
“I need to fuel my soul if I’m going to be a good mother,” she says, “so I’m constantly looking for ways to fill my emotional reserves along with my bank account.” It’s a skill she learned as a child in what used to be called South-Central Los Angeles.
It’s 2014 — who cares about the “traditional” order of things?
When I was in my 20s and 30s, I always knew I’d be a mother.
Here, Kahn tells The Post’s Jane Ridley about her decision to embrace later-in-life motherhood.
Sitting in the waiting room at the clinic, I glance at the other moms and would-be moms, anxiously anticipating whichever procedure or test they’re scheduled for that day.
A few more tips: If you travel much on your own — as Evelyn Hannon has since her divorce 30-some years ago — it’s crucial to find ways to save.
So Lundquist decided to downsize and buy a place in Sacramento.
Meanwhile, her event-planning business stalled along with the economy.
“I always told people I could eat sawdust and poop a two-by-four,” she says with a laugh.
With a great passion for handicrafts, Allen busies herself doing projects in her “croffice” — aka the crafts office in her bedroom. A few more ideas: Ruffin is a divorced mom to Zion, an energetic 10-year-old boy with special needs.
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“The most fun you can have traveling is trying to live like a local,” she says.