Category making family fun

How to Keep Your Family Active This Season as a Single Parent

It can be difficult – or nearly impossible – to balance your work and home life as a single parent. You work more hours than not. Once you get home, the house needs to be cleaned, the kids need to be fed, the plants need to be watered, and you have to prepare yourself for the next day.

Mother and Children Enjoying a Fun Moment

A Thought from The Tough Old Bird

Spring is here and summer is well on its way. Plan something fun with your children. Make a memory.

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Make a Memory

Memories with Your Children An excerpt from Chapter 9 “Loving the Fun” in Living Learning Loving Having fun comes more easily for some than others. If you are a natural fun-loving mom, you could probably write this chapter. If you, however, need a few pointers, I hope you will apply these to achieve more fun […]

Make This Father’s Day One to Remember

    Grace on Father’s Day I’m suggesting a bit of grace this Father’s Day. I’m putting this out there for you (moms) to share. Many fathers will have a bittersweet day today. Some say our society has pushed noncustodial fathers aside while picking their pockets. I’m not sure that is an accurate viewpoint, though […]

12 Chapters with Stories for Men as well as Mothers

Living Learning Loving Lessons & Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood by Gail Cawley Showalter An Amazon review from a male reader: As a middle-aged male engineer fond of biography and military history, I picked up this little gem when my wife bought it for a single mom friend of ours. In truth, I was […]

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 […]

Fun Adds Spice to Life

LLL Chapter 9 Fun Gives Flavor to Life Living Learning Loving By Gail Cawley Showalter #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 […]