Category book for single mothers
Our Empowered Single Moms
Empowerment is a buzzword these days. But what is it really? In our acronym SMORE, Single Moms, Overjoyed, Rejuvenated, and Empowered, the last word is empowered. Empowerment deals with taking control of life circumstances, exercising power to achieve goals, and the process by which you are able to help yourself and others to maximize the quality of their lives.
Who Are You?
“You have forgotten who you are. Look inside yourself. You are more than what you have become. Remember who you are. Remember. . .”
– Mufasa speaking to Simba
How to Live a Life That Works
I’ve found that life is filled with one lesson after another. And like most lessons they aren’t easy.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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 […]