Category Single Matters

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Amazing Grace of Aloneness

Being Alone Can be Amazing When I was born, my siblings were eight, twelve, and sixteen—much too old to want to play with me. I spent my early years entertaining myself. I spent many hours in solitude. Later in life after a divorce, with three young children, I craved that time alone. And then I […]

Lonely or Just Alone?

Are You Lonely or Just Alone? From Single Matters online magazine “Instead of viewing aloneness as a shameful condition to cure, think of it as one of freedom and opportunity.”  – Lauren Mackler, Soulmate Being alone is not the same as being lonely. Though some resist being alone, it doesn’t have to be that way. Solitude […]

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Single Moms Shouldn’t Live with Regret

  Single Moms, I hope you are not living with regret. I believe that regret is an awful feeing that only brings us down, never up. If you’ve lived-you have regret. Be honest, we all do. Some may seem more significant than others. All regret, however, brings with it a sense of guilt or shame. […]

Help for Single Moms

A Book for Single Moms Living Learning LovingLessons of Insight and Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood I was interviewed for the online magazine, Single Matters.You may read the interview HERE. 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. […]

First Christmas Without my Kids

My Classic Christmas Story Published on Single Matters Magazine Today 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 deal about child development and how […]