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Welcome to Mom Life in a Nutshell!

Hi! My name is Marie Updike and I am an author, single mom, a recovery addict of three years strong and I started this website after i wrote my first book called Given a second chance at life, which is about my life and my struggles through an unhappy childhood, sinking into drug addiction, suicide attempts and finding a way at a second chance through real friends who gave me the gift of sobriety! I wrote my book hoping to inspire others and give them the gift of hope that they are not alone and they can get a second chance at life too. You can read the first chapter in the shop page of my website!

I am also a single mom who understands the struggles of single parenting! All you can do is your best and being an imperfect parent is just fine. We have our own path at raising our children and no one should ever invade that! 

The reason for my website is to give everyone hope, humor and inspiration to those who are struggling and need a laugh or someone to lean on! Check out the shop page where you can find my book, Given A Second Chance At Life, along with other fun merchandise! Make sure you follow me on my social media sites as I am full of hope and inspiration to others and inspiring the lives I hope to save from the tragedy of addiction and mental health tragedies. I love you all and you are worth more than you know!

MUCH LOVE,

Marie Updike