Earth to Melia!

Hi, remember me?
Just when I thought things were getting easy, making sense, finding a rhythm… its been like a month of hell.
Hell, I say!
In a nutshell… I had a pretty big cut in my hours/finances, which hit me like a ton of bricks. Leading to more insomnia, panic, rage and angst. Maybe a tear or two (don’t tell anyone). This precarious freelance life is great, but, wow, it was all [...]


The tragedy of the single mom...

One-third of all single mother families live in poverty.
I’m not a single mother, but many of my friends are. There are so many cards stacked against the single moms in our country – from social stigmas to unequal pay to lack of support in the workplace. They are poor, they work overtime to provide for their children, often to the detriment of their own health and well being.

Our economy is [...]