Category Money Matters

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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

SMORE Card Deck Tips

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 – 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 […]

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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 […]

A Christmas Plan

Creating Christmas for Your Children Gail Cawley Showalter Related post- Managing Your Money If you are the single head-of-household you know the loneliness that can grip you as the holiday season approaches. Decorations, Christmas tunes, jingle bells, television specials may stir up heartaches of your past. Children on the other hand are filled with eager […]

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Single Moms Worldwide Share Common Bonds

Single Mothers Across the Globe Gail Cawley Showalter We know you follow us from the Philipines, Brazil, India, Jamaica, Canada, Australia, the UK, Africa and elsewhere. Tell us about your life as a single mom. Tell us about your children. How do you support yourself and provide for your children? Do you have a support […]

Saving Over Time Pays Off

   For more on the Single Mom Card Deck go to SMORE for Women Saving over time pays off. It is an investment of trust in yourself. ~ How will I make that investment in my worthy self? Related Post: SMORE Card Deck thought for Single Moms Contact Gail

Education for Single Mothers Makes the Difference

First appeared in the Beaumont Enterprise, Mother’s Day Editorial – May 2013 by Gail Cawley Showalter More children are growing up with single mothers. Many of the girls become single moms themselves. Today 41% of births occur outside of marriage. Consider the children: 59% (389,481) of young children in poor families live with a single […]