Category Book for single moms

ABCs of Wisdom

Continuing even when things get tough is determination. D is for determination.Wisdom doesn’t come easily. It comes over time when you are determined.

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Hiding Is Not Humility-My Own Worst Enemy for Single Moms

by Gail Cawley Showalter, Founder of SMORE for Women from My Own Worst Enemy  by Janet Davis  Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you heard a voice in your head say, “Just who do you think you are?”  And what was your answer? Did you back off? Did you cower? Did you have a […]

How to Set Personal Boundaries

When I decided to teach Boundaries in our Sunday class at Calder Baptist Church I thought we would cover the material in a few months. A year and a half later we were still on the subject. I’ve found that women, especially divorced and single mothers, have serious issues with boundaries.

3 Tips for Women on Rough Road

Potholes are ugly nuisances and can really make travel unpleasant. Life can be like a rough road. Pot holes and bumps make it difficult to see ahead. I know.

Do You Live Boldly?

Something to consider-acceptance of our humanness while striving to live as Jesus taught

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How to Know If You Are Isolating

It’s easier than I’d imagined for life to get out of balance. As much as I value solitude I must admit too much solitude can lead to social isolation.

How to Make It as a Single Mother

Being alone can sometimes get a bad rap or be seen in a negative light, as if something is wrong with you if you are alone. For example, you enter a restaurant and the hostess asks, “Just one?” as if there is something wrong with being just one. In all fairness, have you ever seen a table set for “just one?” No, because our world isn’t designed for people to be alone.

Living Learning Loving book

A Book Filled With Wisdom for Women

My children were three, four, and six years old when their father left us. We were married almost ten years and up until the preceding eighteen months of that time, our lives had been exciting, productive, and promising.

Living Learning Loving book

How My Experiences Taught Me About Life

Landing a job requires a level of confidence that may be damaged by divorce or an abusive marriage. Interviews require confidence. We all know it takes to courage to sell yourself and your skills. I recall an early job search of my own.

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Perfectionism Is Not Necessarily a Good Thing

I spend lots of time with my cousin, Ann, when I was a young girl. Her mother, my aunt, kept everything in her home as neat as a pin. I thought this was great. My mother was much less organized. Organizing gave me a sense of control and I liked it. I especially liked not […]