Category Single Mothers
Donations can be made directly to SMORE for Women on our site. Our goal – 40 donors giving $40 a monthEvery dollar goes to support a single mom in college.
Healthy Boundaries Grow Healthy Children
I attend a unique church, certainly unique for southeast Texas. Calder Baptist , is not associated with the Southern Baptist Convention churches. I hesitate to call it Baptist because of the connotation most people have with “Baptist.”
Concentrating on your strengths will bring power into everything you do. Most of us do not know what our strengths are
So much information and misinformation comes into our Inbox, Facebook or Instagram every day. Everybody has an opinion. When it comes to single mothers people can show judgment, condemnation and even ridicule. They disregard single mothers as a drag on society, as lazy or irresponsible. Let’s look at the FACTS.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]