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If you’re a single mom embarking on some Halloween shopping, be sure to read this month’s Single Mom’s Channel  feature article; Single Minded Moms’ Must-Have Halloween Products Kids Will go Gaga for!

And don’t forget to tune into our first ever Single Parent Blogger Roundtable October 13, 2008, 9pm ET/6pm PT on This show will feature your favorite single parent bloggers; Matt Logelin, Alaina Sheer, Jessica Pegis, and Jessica Ashley, all talking about raising children as single parents. Call in and speak to them in person or email a question before the show to host Rachelle Chase:

New This Week:

Advice: The Single Mom’s Commandments Part II.  Alaina Sheer, aka Ms. Single Mama offers up the second installment of her guide to living a fulfilled life for single moms. Missed part I or need a review? Click here.

Time Management: Many single parents struggle with finding enough hours in the day to get things done. In Little Changes, Big World, Jessica Ashley, aka, Sassafrass, shares some tips on how outsourcing a few tasks can free you up to spend more quality time with your children.

Money: Managing a household on a single income is tough. But there are some cost saving measures you can take that will help you keep more of your money in your pocket. This week Jessica Pegis, aka O Solo Mama, explains how bundling your phone and cable service will save you money in Single Mom on a Budget.

Inspiration: Returning to work after the birth of you child can be a gut wrenching experience. But what is it like if you are a single dad? In Routine and Realities: A Single Dad’s Perspective, Matt Logelin writes about going back to work 7 months after the birth of his daughter, Madeline and the unexpected passing of his wife Liz.

Fashion & Beauty: Fall Fashions From Your Local Bargain Retailer

Health: Healthy Snacks That Fill You Up and the SMW Discount Healthcare Programs

Careers: Find Your Passion and Make a Career Change

Coming soon to SMM: Product Reviews, featuring kid-friendly gear, books and products that are single mommy and daddy must-haves!

The Great Girlfriend Getaway Essay Contest!

What do our girlfriends mean to us? If you a single mom, chances are you have relied on your girlfriends for advice and support. Now here’s your chance to honor them in an essay and maybe even win a weekend for you and three of your closest gal pals to the Westin Kierland Resort in Scottsdale Arizona. Click here for the details and contest rules.

E-Newsletter Sign-up: If you would like to receive our announcements on other great contests and product giveaways, please send an email to: And, we would love it if you told your other single gal friends about us too!

As always, thank you for visiting and please check back each Sunday for our new features and blogs.

Melissa Chapman