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How to Make a Single Mom Happy on Valentine’s Day

Give a Single Mom Some Heart A rerun worth a reread Article by Gail Cawley Showalter as it appeared in Beaumont Enterprise – February 12, 2012 No one wants to be on a six-hour, red-eye flight with a crying baby and it doesn’t make the mother happy either. The mom on this flight was an […]

Do You Need Clarity of Vision?

A Clarity Of Vision From PARADE Magazine December 5, 1999 Just before the turn of the century Seven Sacred Virtues THE HUMILITY to know that we are not alone in the world. THE GENEROSITY to allow others to have what they deserve. THE RESTRAINT to control our most passionate impulses. THE KINDNESS to tolerate the mistakes […]

First Christmas Without my Kids

My Classic Christmas Story Published on Single Matters Magazine Today 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 […]

Loving the Power of Prayer from Living Learning Loving by Gail Showalter

The Power of Prayer 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 […]

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Loving the Power of Prayer

Prayer “Loving the Power of Prayer” in Living Learning Loving new book by Gail Cawley Showalter   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 […]

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Pope Says Holy Spirit Works in the Chaos – CNN

Divine Chaos Can Be a Good Thing “To say it clearly, the Holy Spirit annoys us. Because he moves us”, he explained, “he makes us journey, he pushes the Church to go forward,” – Pope Francis, 2013 in Vatican Insider As many of you have heard me say there is always a message in the […]

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How to Survive as Super Single Mom

Single Moms . . . Today’s Heroes! Guest post by Dennis Franck, “How am I supposed to raise my two boys alone?” Susan asked the pastor. “I don’t know how—I was never a little boy.” Comments like these are not rare anymore. Single moms represent 12.2 million households today,[i] and 24 million children (nearly 4 […]

Single Moms Can Succeed & So Can Their Children – Defy the Statistics

3 Keys to a Successful Single Mom Life Single mothers are my heroes. I have worked with them officially for over eight years and continue to be amazed by the women who carry on and create a life that would be extremely difficult even without children. I’ve noticed that these moms each have three things […]

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New Book for Single Moms or Women Who Feel They are Alone Facing the Challenges of Life

Book for Life’s Challenges 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 kids. She is the […]

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Living Learning Loving – Gail’s New Book Is Just Right for Single Moms

Gail holds a degree from Lamar University in Speech and a Master’s from the University of Texas. She married Sam after raising three children as a single mother. She was an educator in regular and special education for twenty years, finishing her professional career as a Braille teacher. In 2007 She founded SMORE for Women. […]