Category Money Matters

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A Thought About Money from a Tough Old Bird

Money is one of the most difficult topics for single mothers and others who struggle to keep afloat. I hope this little list helps.

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7 Steps for Managing Money as Single Mother

Of all the troubles the single moms I coach have, money tops the list. I’ve read that 90% of single moms in the U.S. are on welfare. Single mothers are more likely than any other group to fall into poverty. Well over 33% already have. Depressing, huh?

Money Management

Managing Money If you do not have a job or a steady income a budget may be the least of your concerns. You may not be in the position to consider paying off debts or saving because you are financially dependent on others. Perhaps you are on welfare and food stamps. There are times when it […]

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 […]

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Money-Never Enough

Single Moms Never Have Enough Money Here’s a Bite of Soul Food Click above for link to brief audio message 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 […]

Boundaries for the Single Mom

Boundaries Protect the Single Mom Book can be purchased HERE It can also be purchase on Amazon in paperback and Kindle It is designed to be an excellent resource for a small group study. #gshowalter_livinglearningloving Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She has experienced the potholes, pests, and perils of being […]

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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Stay Centered on God

Gail holds a degree from Lamar University in Speech and a Master’s from the University of Texas. She married Sam after raising three children as a single mother. She was an educator in regular and special education for eighteen years, finishing her professional career as a Braille teacher. In 2007 She founded SMORE for Women. […]

How to Approach Christmas as Single Mom & Teach Children to Respect Money

Christmas is More than Money

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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 […]