Author Archives: Gail Cawley Showalter

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Well Being-a Quick Spot

Sometimes single moms don’t have a sense of well being.

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Summertime & Kids with Different Personalities

Just because your kids are home for the summer doesn’t mean they will all enjoy the same activities. Let’s look at the personality differences and how that determines what they each enjoy.

A Quick Spot-Make a Memory

Recording at KLBT 88.1 FM I raised three children as a single mother before I remarried. I have experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being the single head-of-household. As an educator in regular and special education for twenty years I know a great deal about child development and how to handle kids. I am […]

ABCs of Wisdom

What if I told you—this one topic can change your life forever? Healthy boundaries bring a level of success to those who have them. Women often have difficulties in this area. Unhealthy or nonexistent boundaries are the source of many of the issues that I notice when I coach women.

Be Teachable-Quick Spot

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Redefining Your Expectations

Something S’more for Single Moms Notes from Class at Calder Baptist Church – Beaumont, Texas “Expectations are premeditated resentments.” We Define Our Lives We define our lives according to our desires, our preferences, and our tastes. We make choices. It might be a choice as simple as which courses we take in college, or as […]

ABCs of Wisdom A-AlAnon 12 Step Program

So much of my life is influenced by what I’ve learned from the 12-step program of AlAnon Family Groups.

Spirit-a quick spot

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Why Kids Need Boundaries

  Kids Need Boundaries I’ve had occasion to think more recently about parents who want to be friends with their children. They don’t want their children to think of them as mean. They take it personally when a preschooler says, “I hate you.” The parent who doesn’t set boundaries for their children will never control […]

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Encourage-Quick Spot

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