About Me – Dallas Single Mom – the blog for single parents

 

Heather - MuralHeather is THE Dallas Single Mom and has lived in Dallas-Fort Worth for over 10 years. She has her BA from Hawaii Pacific University and her MBA from University of Maryland – University College. Read her online resume and portfolio. She is employed in the energy industry, loves to run, cook, write, read and run. She is also a member of Toastmasters and loves doing speeches. When the kids are asleep she is devoted to Dallas Single Mom as well as her other activities which include:

1)  An officer for her Toastmaster’s organization called the Electric Toasters

2) Featured radio show guest and single mom expert for Plaid for Women.

3) Sea World San Antonio #Wildside Blogger

4) Member of the eBay Parent Panel Ambassador team since the Summer of 2011

5) Writer and Freelancer for Examiner.com for Dallas Culture and Events, Single Parenting and Kids Nutrition and Exercise

6) Social Media Street Team for the TX Conference for Women

7) Blog Ambassador for Toyota, Kia, Tasteful Selections and more diverse brands and companies

Who is the main cast at Dallas Single Mom?

Heather – The Dallas Single Mom

Cam - The oldest child. Cameron enjoys basketball, painting, Skechers and apples. She is currently taking swim lessons and can’t wait to go to the water park when they open in the summer. Cameron is an Aries and was born during the year of the golden pig in Chinese Astrology.

Baby B - the middle child. She loves her cookies, strawberries, bananas and tacos. She is a great singer and loves singing and reading. Her astrological sign is Cancer and she is a tiger in Chinese astrology.

CJ - the youngest child. He was born in 2011 and his sign is Leo. In Chinese astrology he was born in the year of the golden rabbit.

Who is the secondary cast?

The Ex – there’s not much to say about him except that he is Cameron’s dad. We were divorced in 2008 and we still struggle today with those legal fees. I keep my attorney on permanent retainer – so far my longest relationship.

Mom (aka: Grandma) – She’s grandma and plays a big role in the kid’s lives.

Sister – She and her family live down the street and she’s 5 years older than me.

The Purpose of this Blog

The reason Dallas Single Mom got started was because a psychic told me to do it. Clairvoyant, Sandra Larson is a pet psychic and clairvoyant who first introduced me into the world of creating an online business or brand. She told me I’d be very good at it and here we are today. In February 2010 I was in a pretty big quagmire with regards to not receiving child support payments. So I created an additional income stream to make up for the child support money I was not receiving. It became something more and a way to give back to the community and provide a healthy outlet for the emotions and feelings I was having about this. Divorce, separation, child custody, the courts and CPS don’t make this process easier and many single mothers are in the same boat. Some single mothers face abuse, drugs, depression and even a life of crime. This site is to serve as hope for all and even those that fall from grace. Yes, it’s a messy story but we write our own endings.

What you will gain from this blog and from Dallas Single Mom?

Dallas Single Mom specifically writes about life as a single parent, co-parenting, divorce, women’s empowerment and dating as these are the basis for how she has thrived as a single parent. On a secondary basis you will hear from guest post bloggers on parenting, product reviews, may get to win something and hear all there is to hear about Dallas.

Heather Buen, the owner of Dallas Single Mom is a full fledged online marketing entrepreneur helping businesses and aspiring business owners to achieve their financial and marketing success. She teaches continuing education at UT Arlington with a Web and Blog affiliate marketing and analytics class.

You can contact Heather via email (Email me!) or via the contact page!

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