Category Single Mothers

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.

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How to Tell If Your Family is Functional or Dysfunctional

Children sometimes grow up in such families with the understanding that such an arrangement is normal.

How Can I Be Strong as Single Mom When I Feel So Weak?

Choosing vulnerability is not our usual choice. We can learn, however, the honesty of being open can bring strength when we think we are weak.

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Boundaries As You Find Your Life’s Work, What I Learned on My Career Path

Choices are the stuff from which our lives are designed. If you are sure of yourself—who you are and who you are not, you will make wise career choices.

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You Can Establish Boundaries & Take Control of Your Life

There is no quick fix when establishing healthy boundaries in your life. Patience with yourself and others is required. Each of the steps could be a lifelong struggle for you. Take your time and be gentle with yourself.

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How to Find the ‘Message’ in the Chaos

You may think that there is absolutely nothing good that can come from the chaos you are living.

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How to be Open Approaching Job Market

The Job Hunt One of the SMORE themes is Job Jump Starts. We realize how difficult it can be for single mothers to enter the job market if they have not been employed outside the home before. And we also realize that we are living in times when it may seem impossible. Having said that […]

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Financial Planning to Keep Your Child Protected, No Matter Where Life Takes You

Financial Planning to Keep Your Child Protected  Guest Post by Sara Bailey When you’re a single parent, planning and preparation can make all the difference when it comes to caring for your little one. The same applies to your finances: careful planning can keep your family more secure, now and in the future. How can […]

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Hiding Is Not Humility-My Own Worst Enemy for Single Moms

by Gail Cawley Showalter, Founder of SMORE for Women from My Own Worst Enemy  by Janet Davis  Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you heard a voice in your head say, “Just who do you think you are?”  And what was your answer? Did you back off? Did you cower? Did you have a […]