Wonderfully Women

http://www.wonderfullywomen.com

WW was born after the demise of my 23 year marriage, leaving a house full of girls to carve a new life for ourselves. I share inspiration, my Natural Therapist knowledge, the occassional rant, plus chocolate and coffee goodness for

Nikki is a winner of Top 25 Single Moms - 2013

What's the biggest misconception people have about single parenting?

So many people presume that we all just sit at home, expecting the government to support us with large handouts. Could not be further from the truth for many of us. I work, look after a household, do all the cooking, cleaning and gardening, with very little help from the powers that are.

What's the most rewarding thing about being a single parent?

After the end of a 23 year marriage, the fear was astronomical, but I have survived and I am starting to thrive. My girls are my world and three of us together a blazing a new path to happiness and joy. I am fortunate that I get to share the hugs, the tears, the successes and triumphs of my girls everyday. Would not trade this experience for anything.

What's the most important thing being a single parent has taught you?

If you can survive this gig, you can do anything! Some days are diamonds and some are just mud, but I am doing the best I can and I am so proud of how far I have come.