Category Bonding with Family Fun

How to Keep Your Family Active This Season as a Single Parent

It can be difficult – or nearly impossible – to balance your work and home life as a single parent. You work more hours than not. Once you get home, the house needs to be cleaned, the kids need to be fed, the plants need to be watered, and you have to prepare yourself for the next day.

Mom and son in grass

A Thought about Fun from a Seasoned Mama Bird

Enjoy some time that your child will remember for years to come. It’s a fact we remember times better when we had fun. If you are, like I was, a serious mom or not too good at making time for fun you may need to make a plan. I guarantee it will be worth your effort.

Mother and Children Enjoying a Fun Moment

A Thought from The Tough Old Bird

Spring is here and summer is well on its way. Plan something fun with your children. Make a memory.

family fun picture with flip flops

Make a Memory

Memories with Your Children An excerpt from Chapter 9 “Loving the Fun” in Living Learning Loving Having fun comes more easily for some than others. If you are a natural fun-loving mom, you could probably write this chapter. If you, however, need a few pointers, I hope you will apply these to achieve more fun […]

12 Chapters with Stories for Men as well as Mothers

Living Learning Loving Lessons & Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood by Gail Cawley Showalter An Amazon review from a male reader: As a middle-aged male engineer fond of biography and military history, I picked up this little gem when my wife bought it for a single mom friend of ours. In truth, I was […]

Tips for Single Moms with Stories from a Tough Old Bird Who has Been There

Living Learning Loving Insights & Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood by Gail Cawley Showalter What one mom had to say about this book: I can see how you would not want to put this book down and keep reading ahead. The first chapter was amazing and had many good points to it. When it […]

Help for Single Moms

A Book for Single Moms Living Learning Loving Lessons of Insight and Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood I was interviewed for the online magazine, Single Matters. You may read the interview HERE. Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She has experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being the […]

New Small Group Study for Women

Small Group Study for Women Living Learning Loving, Lessons and Insights on the Path of Motherhood Videos with Gail introducing each chapter now available on her website Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She has experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being the single head-of-household. As an educator in […]

Plans for Women in 2016

In 2016 I will share with women from my book, Living Learning Loving. What readers are saying – “I am just one of the lucky women who was told about this group. We love each other so much. There has been laughter and tears. We have all learned so much and are so very blessed! […]

Fun with Kids Makes Memories

Making Fun Memories from Living Learning Loving #GShowalter_livinglearningloving¬† Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She has experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being the single head-of-household. As an educator in regular and special education for twenty years she knows a great deal about child development and how to handle […]