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How You Can Help a Single Mom

Single moms in Southeast Texas are eager to earn an education and contribute to our community.

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1 Way Single Moms Can Be Empowered

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

Educating Single Moms-A Mission

The Mission You might say I’m a woman on a mission. Some might say “She’s obsessed!” Either way, I am passionate about making a way for single moms in southeast Texas to earn a practical degree. Here is why – Statistics tell us that children raised by a single parent (usually the mother) do not […]

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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.

Single Moms Amaze Me

    Once in a while I meet a single mom who is so impressive she is an inspiration for others. Natausha is one of those moms.

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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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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.