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Emma Johnson
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Attended University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Lived in Sycamore, Illinois
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  I wrote this post a couple years ago when I was reflecting on my own first post-divorce breakup. It continues to be one of the most-trafficked posts on this whole blog, more than two years later. I haven’t read about... Keep Reading →
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Stressed out single mom? 
  Updated April. 12, 2014 Every day I hear from a mom who is facing single motherhood– either she is considering divorce, found out she is pregnant but not in a relationship, or is barreling down the road to single motherhood... Keep Reading →
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Pretty excited about this! Will you win???
    I’m super-excited about this … WealthySingleMommy is partnering with the producers of the award-winning show, Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man to give away 10 FREE TICKETS for a special June 19 SHOW + COCKTAIL... Keep Reading →
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  Dear Helena, One day when you were a baby, Aunt Tina and I were smooching all over you. After all, what’s better than kissing a baby – all that smooth, perfect skin, those rolls of fat, all that love... Keep Reading →
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I've read this before,  but it's good to re-read it, and remember how beautiful our daughters are.
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Before borrowing money from a friend, it’s best to decide which you need most.
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 there is a positive psychological shift that comes with thinking of myself of being a mom all the time, with less distraction from the other parts of my life. Dating distracts me less, since my weekends are not as free for dudes. Work takes a refreshing backseat in my mental space because hanging with the kids becomes so fun. I accept that I will not get a workout on the weekends, and I haven’t gained 20 lbs.
Goofing around This is a repost from a couple years ago. I’ve been thinking about how tough it can be for kids of divorce to shuffle between homes, and the debate over which is easier — sole custody, or shared.... Keep Reading →
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    I’m always grateful when the media interview me. So is my ego! The more people who can hear my message and join our community here, the better. Recently the nice folks at Mint.com, one of my favorite personal... Keep Reading →
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  I’ve been thinking a lot about how our culture so damn mothers’ sexuality. Yeah, we’re all cool with women having casual sex and women owning their orgasms and women being as freaky as they want to be. But for moms? Different rules entirely. Women with... Keep Reading →
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Wish I were part of your generation.
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I'm speaking WED MAY 20 at the @lifehappens Social Media Council Meeting via @WeberShandwick: https://www.lifehappens.org/?p=148580 See you there?
Join us for our first in-person meeting of the Life Happens Social Media Council. Date: May 20, 2015 from 8:30-4:15 Location: New York City, Weber Shandwick
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Blog at WealthySingleMommy.com. I'm a fulltime freelance journalist. I write about money and women. SUCCESS magazine contributing editor
Employment
  • Forbes
    Contributor (paid), 2014 - present
  • DailyWorth
    Senior contributor, 2013 - present
  • SUCCESS magazine
    Contributing editor, 2009 - present
  • Self-employed
    Business writer, 2003 - present
  • Retail Me Not Insider
    Senior personal finance writer, 2011 - present
  • WealthySingleMommy.com
    Founder, writer, 2012 - present
  • Associated Press
    Finance reporter, 2004 - 2005
  • East Valley Tribune
    Health care reporter, 2000 - 2003
  • Sofia (Bulgaria) Independent
    Editor, 2000 - 2000
  • MSN Money
    Columnist, multimedia, 2006 - 2008
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Sycamore, Illinois - Astoria, NY - Phoenix, AZ - Urbana, IL - Luneville, France - Quito, Ecuador - Sofia, Bulgaria - Atlanta, Georgia - Valdosta, Georgia
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Mom. Business writer. Blog at WealthySingleMommy.com.
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I spend my days wrangling two little kids and lots of words. I live in Astoria, New York which is equal parts cozy, thrilling and filthy.
Education
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    Journalism, 1994 - 1998
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