Category Book for single moms
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
Gail’s personal stories and practical insights are not only encouraging but strengthening. -Amazon Review Live Your Life Courageously This review of my book meant a lot to me because my personal life goal is to encourage and empower women. If my own experiences and life lessons can do that, I’m thrilled. This book is simple […]
Who Are You? “Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them.” –Orison Swett Marden Excerpt from Living Learning Loving, Chapter 2 There are times, especially during a divorce or child custody battle, when it takes a lot of courage […]
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 […]
Healthy Boundaries Keep Your Heart Safe Related posts – “Expect Resistance”, “Living with Boundaries” Chapter 2 video, Radio Spot, For some women difficulty with boundaries began in childhood. Others may suffer with weak boundaries as a result of troublesome relationships. Child Abuse Our first/earliest boundary is our skin. It is our largest organ and protects […]
Believe & Persevere my article in Single Matters online magazine Believe and persevere are two words that are loaded with promise for the fruitful future. Without believing, you won’t think you can persevere. And without persevering, you won’t have the fruit of what you believe. Read more. . . Gail raised three children as a single mother before she […]
Our Differences Ought Not Divide Us One thing you can’t help noticing in London is the diversity. It is common to hear three different languages in a matter of minutes while walking down the sidewalk. People are dressed in every possible type of garment. I do mean every possible type. The genuinely assorted culture came […]