Category Divorce

Growth Prepares You for Life

Loving the Growth Chapter 10 in Living Learning Loving by Gail Cawley Showalter Have you ever had growing pains. I recall when I was a child and my legs would ache my parents would say, “You’re just having growing pains.” Little did I know then that I’d have growing pains later in life too, even […]

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New Small Group Study for Women

Small Group Study for Women Living Learning Loving, Lessons and Insights on the Path of Motherhood Videos with Gail introducing each chapter now available on her website 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 […]

Do You Let Others Think for Themselves?

Think For Yourself Taken from Courage to Change published by Al-Anon Family Group Maybe we need many points of view in order to understand life more fully after all, no one person’s view is totally complete. So when my partner, my child, my employer, or friend takes a position unlike my own, I have a […]

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How to Handle Difficult People

Dealing with Nasty or Difficult People This may seem like a strange topic to post on Christmas Eve, however, so many of the women I Coach deal with this issue and Christmas just makes it worse. Click the title above to read my article on Single Matters Magazine today, December 24, 2015. Gail raised three […]

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 […]

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10 Things You Should Do When You Become Separated

From my friend, Krista Smith  

Single Mom Articles

Topics for Single Mothers This blog is loaded with over 800 articles for single mothers. You may also like to read my monthly articles on Single Matters online magazine. I encourage you to visit our Resource Page and contact us if we can serve you. Gail raised three children as a single mother before she […]

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Brief video about Grieving a Loss from the Tough Old Bird with a Soft Spot for Single Moms

“Grief Cannot be Rushed. There are no short cuts.” 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 […]

Boundaries for the Single Mom

Boundaries Protect the Single Mom Book can be purchased HERE It can also be purchase on Amazon in paperback and Kindle It is designed to be an excellent resource for a small group study. #gshowalter_livinglearningloving Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She has experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being […]

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Do You Want Power?

Do You Have Power in Your Life?