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Gail Shares Her Story of Single Mom Life

  I’m Gail and I founded SMORE for Women after realizing that single moms so desperately need simple acceptance and genuine love. I have ‘been there, done that’ so to speak. Now I’m happily married and have fifteen grandchildren. Life is full, very full and joy filled. I am an author and professionally trained speaker. […]

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 […]

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 great […]

When Church Isn’t Inclusive – Are You Excluded?

  Inclusive or Exclusive? “Sign here,” the director of Christian education said as he slid the form across the table. I offered to lead a single’s class at my home church, the church where I was baptized as a child. Everyone thought I was a perfect fit to serve as the director since I was […]

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Need a Speaker for Women?

If You Need a Speaker Click the Title, “Need a Speaker for Women?” above for audio message.     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 […]

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Resources for Single Mom in Southeast Texas

Resource Page on SMORE Site I hope you will visit our resource page. It is loaded with agencies and information for people in southeast Texas. The site includes: Community resources Workforce Solutions Counseling Disability Assistance Domestic Violence Hotline GED Testing Center Housing Education Options Emergency Shelter Emergency Food Assistance Financial Aid for College We try […]

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An Interview with Gail

Gail Cawley Showalter I’ve been on a tour. Not an actual vacation, but a tour of blogs across the country. This opportunity allowed me to share with many about the unique program SMORE for Women provides. The following post is a copy of the interview that appeared on nineteen blogs. The Blog Tour Thank you […]

SMORE Ministers to Single Moms

Watch this brief video to learn about SMORE for Women.  

S’more Sponsors for Single Moms | Other –

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Benefits for Single Moms in Southeast Texas

Learn what is available. Attend “Building Agency Connections” March 24, 2011 Agency Connections flier 3 11 Building Agency Connections Medicaid & Health Resources Registration Form  Date: March 24, 2011 Location: Region 5 ESC –  Silsbee Conference Center                  3545 Hwy 96 Bypass                  Silsbee, Texas 77656  Time: 8:15 a.m. – 4:00p.m. Information will be presented […]