Category Education is key

How Ben Carson’s Mother Changed His Life

A mother’s influence is significant. Ben Carson is one example. 

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One Way to Success as a Single Mom

The Bridges of Hope Educational Support Program is a promising program that makes it possible for single mothers to earn a two-year degree.

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Empowered Single Moms

Empowered by Education I’ve created a page on the SMORE page for single moms who are empowered. Each one has her own story. If earning a degree is your goal for the future let’s talk. My goal is to encourage and empower single mothers. I was a single mom of three for sixteen years. It […]

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 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 […]

Pioneering Women

I’m honored to be selected as a Pioneering Woman 2016 In 2003, Georgine Guillory started the nonprofit group to honor women in the community for their professional, volunteerism and vocational contributions and to help promising students pay for higher education. Each year, a committee selects a handful of women to honor for their efforts in […]

Scholarships and Grants for Women

P.E.O. Provides Scholarships and Grants for Women I’ve been the fortunate recipient of the Program for Continuing Education (P.C.E.) grant and it changed the course of my life. There are many more stories of others like these women who received the P.C.E.   Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She […]

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Learning Something New

Be Open to Learning Something New I am passionate about learning and helping single moms return to school if need be. I’ve seen many moms make a real difference in their lives when they earned a degree or gained an employable skill. #gshowalter_livinglearningloving Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She […]