Category SMORE for Women

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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 […]

History SMORE for Women

Historical Timeline of SMORE for Women, a ministry whose goal is Single Mothers :: Overjoyed, Rejuvenated, and Empowered!

Do You See Men Clearly?

Some of us tend to wear rose-colored glasses when viewing men. We see the potential, not the reality. If the guy appears to have qualities we are looking for, we may assume he is everything we are looking for.

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Empowered Single Moms

Empowered by Education I’ve created a page on the SMORE page for single moms who are empowered. Each one has her own story. If earning a degree is your goal for the future let’s talk. My goal is to encourage and empower single mothers. I was a single mom of three for sixteen years. It […]

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Book of Lessons of Insight & Encouragement

Living Learning Loving Lessons of Insight & Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood Amazon Review: Even though I am not a single mom at this time, I gained tremendous insight into my strengths and weaknesses, my relationships and my power to change for the better. Gail Showalter shares her own experiences, struggles and successes that […]

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How to Get Through a Divorce and Move On

Living Learning Loving Lesson & Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood Review from Amazon reader: “You are not alone” isn’t enough unless you connect with the one who says it. From chapter 1, you will connect with Gail as she opens her heart in a way that will touch yours. Her words paint a picture […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Set Boundaries in Your Family and Workplace

Boundaries Keep You Safe For an audio message Click on the above title, “Set Boundaries in Your Family and Workplace.”    

How Personality Assessments Help the Family

We All Have Personalities For an audio message Click on the above title “How Personality Assessments Help the Family.”