Category Job Jump Starts

Living Learning Loving book

How My Experiences Taught Me About Life

Landing a job requires a level of confidence that may be damaged by divorce or an abusive marriage. Interviews require confidence. We all know it takes to courage to sell yourself and your skills. I recall an early job search of my own.

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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 […]

Tips for Single Moms with Stories from a Tough Old Bird Who has Been There

Living Learning Loving Insights & Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood by Gail Cawley Showalter What one mom had to say about this book: I can see how you would not want to put this book down and keep reading ahead. The first chapter was amazing and had many good points to it. When it […]

Living Learning Loving a new book especially for moms who are parenting alone

Living Learning Loving Lessons of Insight & Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood by Gail Cawley Showalter Books will be available for purchase in July for SURE!

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Tips for Single Moms

  New Ebooklet for Single Moms or moms who are mothering alone You may purchase the Ebook on the SMORE Site for just $5 If you have any difficulty downloading please email – singlemoms@smoreforwomen.org Gail holds a degree from Lamar University in Speech and a Master’s from the University of Texas. She married Sam after […]

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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 […]

Jobs in Southeast Texas

        Looking for a Job? I receive frequent messages from single moms needing work. I urge you to go to our Resource Page. Contact the Workforce. Do not give up. There is a place for you. Having a job builds more than your bank account. It builds your self esteem and shows […]

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Need a Job? Be Bold

BE BOLD from Gail’s upcoming E-book Gail Cawley Showalter We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face. . . we must do that which we think we cannot.    –  Eleanor Roosevelt     Landing a job requires a level of confidence that […]

Gail Showalter

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 […]

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New Hopes and Dreams for the Single Mom

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.” Lewis Carroll Gail Cawley Showalter It is 2014. Can you believe it? Time to review the previous year and make goals for the upcoming one. God willing you will be doing the same in another twelve months. Ask yourself what would […]