Category Single Mothers

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I hold a degree from Lamar University in Speech and a Master’s from the University of Texas. I was an educator in regular and special education for twenty years, finishing my professional career as a Braille teacher. I am a Certified Professional Coach with Fowler International Academy.
I married Sam after raising three children as a single mother.
In 2007 I founded SMORE for Women. SMORE is a nonprofit association whose goal is Single Moms, Overjoyed, Rejuvenated, & Empowered. I serve as the Director of the Educational Support Program for Single Mothers with Bridges of Hope, a nonprofit in Beaumont Texas.
My stories have been published in several Christian books and magazines. My book, Living Learning Loving is available for purchase on Amazon or Barnes & Noble online.

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A Quick Spot-Don’t Blame God

It’s a cop-out to blame God. Consider your choices. Look at your part in the circumstances of your life. Of course, you can’t control everything. You can, however, control your attitude and you make decisions that you must live with.

Redefining Your Expectations

Something S’more for Single Moms Notes from Class at Calder Baptist Church – Beaumont, Texas “Expectations are premeditated resentments.” We Define Our Lives We define our lives according to our desires, our preferences, and our tastes. We make choices. It might be a choice as simple as which courses we take in college, or as […]

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Why Kids Need Boundaries

  Kids Need Boundaries I’ve had occasion to think more recently about parents who want to be friends with their children. They don’t want their children to think of them as mean. They take it personally when a preschooler says, “I hate you.” The parent who doesn’t set boundaries for their children will never control […]

How to Get Back on Track If Your Life is Derailed?

Is your train derailed? When this happens you can’t go forward or backward. You’re stuck.   Under the ties, the rails, the track itself must be the foundation.   If you are trying to travel on a track built on sand, your track will shift and break down. If you are trying to travel on a […]

Are You on a Spiritual Path?

Walking Your Walk from The Wisdom of the Enneagram, The Complete Guide to Psychological and Spiritual Growth for threw Nine Personality Types If we are honest about being on a spiritual path, every day we must embody the truths that we understand-indeed, every moment of every day. We must learn to “walk our walk” in […]

How to Know Yourself

When I Coach a woman the first step is to evaluate her life circumstances.

How Boundaries Can Improve Your Life

 We only know our own family culture. It is our normal. When we grow up and establish another home, we can run into trouble.

The God Who Sees

Discover the Type You are and Move Out of Your Own Shadow, Living Your Good Life

Know yourself and your children and make life more fun, fulfilling, and joyful for everyone.