Category Education is key

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1 Way Single Moms Can Be Empowered

Single mothers, on the other hand, need a marketable skill.

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How to Go to College as a Single Mom

Face it, education opens doors, especially for women and even more especially for single mothers. I went back to college as a single mom to increase my earning potential as an educator. You may just need to earn a certificate for a job skill so that you can provide for yourself and your children.

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One Way to Provide Hope for Single Moms

I’ve seen what programs like this can do. It’s not an entitlement program. It’s an empowerment program.

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How to Make a Difference for Single Moms in Southeast Texas

Please feel free to join us for a planning meeting – for the NEW Educational Support Program – Tuesday, March 21, 2017
at Sertino’s in Beaumont- 6-8 PM

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3 Hard Facts About Single Motherhood

Did you know that 44% of children in Jefferson County, Texas live in single parent homes? You may say, “So, what am I supposed to do about it?” Finally there is an answer.

Are You Angry Enough?

Today I can get angry when I hear of a child’s father not supplying school clothes, winter coats or shoes and yet he manages to have a boat and fishing trips and somehow evades the Attorney General’s decree to pay child support. This makes me angry.

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How We Can Give Single Moms a Break

I have a dream. I want to see a program in southeast Texas that will give single mother a break, a two-year break. This dream is becoming a reality through The Community Coalition’s Bridges of Hope for Single Mothers.

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How to Make Wise Career Choices

Career Choices What should I study? What path should I take? I often hear these questions from women that I coach. Women, more than, men seem to have trouble thinking of themselves having a career. Some are coming out of a divorce and others haven’t found the job that was right for them. Still others […]

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Education Builds Self Awareness

Related articles: Education is Key, Baby Steps to College Education opens doors. For me gaining a Master’s Degree was not only an adventure it was a confidence booster of the best kind. I took one step at a time until I found doors opening.  I like the illustration of the Israelites carrying the Ark of […]

Why is Education the Key for Single Moms

Notable Alumni of Oxford include: J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Dr. Seuss, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and Bobby Jindal Education is Key Related posts: A Skill Will Make Life Easier, Interview with Tanisha, What Do I NOT Regret, a video, Interview with Sheri, Interview with LaTasha, Interview with Kay, SMORE-Single Moms On Road to Education “Education is […]