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Author Archives: Landra Glover

Five Tips on how to evaluate your monthly income | #SingleMoms

By: Landra Glover  I was recently inspired to address a particular money topic that gets plenty attention especially with single moms. “not having enough money to make it through the month.” It is a growing concern for many parents especially, single parents with limited income. Forty percent of American children are born to unmarried mothers and when I engage in ...

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Car maintenance: Six Tips On How Not To Get Taken For A Ride

By: Landra Glover  Single Moms Corner  Through all the unexpected travel that I have recently experienced it only made sense that my car would need some maintenance repairs. Unfortunately, I was disappointed because a few mechanics immediately treated me as if I did not know what my vehicle of six years needed. Moreover, they were trying to convince me that ...

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Bonding: How Uncertain Times Brings A Mother And Son Closer Together.

By: Landra Glover  Since I set out to relocate from Oregon to Texas things have been very interesting. Originally, I thought my transition from one state to another with my eight-year-old would for the most part be smooth. I expected a few bumps in the road, but I had no idea that I would be driving from city to city. ...

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A Beautiful Journey: Changing my life through encouragement, moving and makeup.#urbanmommyinc

My last post I told all of you to stay tuned because my life was about to change. I’m moving! Yep! I’m packing what little I have, putting Jaxon in the back seat and I’m moving. I’m scared and excited and somedays I have emotions that I can’t even label, but I’m taking every ounce of hope, faith, courage and ...

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More than a Violin Recital: Why His performance brought me to tears. – #urbanmommyinc #inspiration

I’m sitting in the audience, at Jaxon’s violin recital and prior to getting comfortable in my seat things were pretty bananas. I took on a great temporary position with my current employer, which required me to work on weekends in addition, to my regular position. Working on the weekends for a single mom isn’t easy. Jaxon and I are very ...

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Tax Season: Five things Oregonians should know

Tax season is in full swing and depending upon your tax status that may or may not be a good thing. Whatever your situation the Single Mom’s Corner would like to give Oregonians the skinny on a few things. 1. According to the Oregon Center for Public Policy, of all working families nationwide, Oregon families are the least likely to ...

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I’m still excited about 2016: My perspective On How to Appreciate the Entire Year.

January is almost over and I’m wondering about all the people who were hopeful about the New Year and if they are still excited and anticipating the best.   I think I spotted the first New Year meme just a few days before Christmas. I don’t remember the exact words, but it basically stated that 2016 was going to be better. ...

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From one single mom to another: Supporting each other is necessary.

I got a call from a single mom who’s raising two beautiful children and she was eager to have a play-date. Her first child was a beautiful little girl and her second was a rough and tough little boy and she sincerely loves them both. At the tender age of two she could already see the difference between her son ...

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Four Tips on How Not to Overspend During the Holidays.

I sincerely feel like I blinked and the holidays were standing right in front of me and I’m always like wow that was fast! Throughout the years the holidays casually cross my mind from time to time but as it quickly approaches, and it often feels like it does, I know at some point I better get started to avoid ...

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The Hard Choices We Make : Business or Pleasure?

It’s was a Friday night and I should have been in Los Angeles, California at an event that many may never get the opportunity to experience. Instead I was at home, in my jersey shorts, on my laptop working on a few projects. Originally, I told myself that I was attending the event no matter what because you only live ...

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