Tag Archives: bonding with children as single mom

Become the Parent -Building a Bond with Your Child

Were you able to identify how your personality affected your interactions with your child? Can you see how your child’s personality might cause a problem for the two of you?

Why Does it Matter Where You Go?

  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 to handle kids. She is the founder of SMORE […]

How Personality Assessments Help the Family

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How Single Parents Raise a Secure Child

To Raise a Secure Child – You Need to Attach When I was raising three kids as a single mother, I was often too exhausted to think straight. I needed direction or a director. Now I’m a tough old bird with a soft spot for single moms, and I learned a few things along the […]

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What is Really Important When Raising Kids?

A bite of soul food from Gail, a tough old bird with a soft spot for single moms. Gail holds a degree from Lamar University in Speech and a Master’s from the University of Texas. She married Sam after raising three children as a single mother. She was an educator in regular and special education […]

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Stay on the Path with THEE Light at the End

  Related post: Are You a Path Finder?

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Joy of Roots

Family Tree From Meditations for Women Who Do Too Much by Anne Wilson Schaef Who would have thought to design a tree such that its limbs, when they become too heavy, send dow another trunk, so that a single tree repeating this process many times over can eventually cover an are the six of an entire block? […]

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Connections with Others Are Important, Sunday Thought from SMORE

We build too many walls and not enough bridges.  – Isaac Newton

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Laughter Is Good for the Soul

Laurie Harris The best part about going to a kid’s movie with your children is the laughter. What fun, being sandwiched in between a couple of your favorite kiddos and the uncontrolled giggle that comes because something is so very funny. It reaches to the very core of me.  In addition is the laughter reaching […]

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New Hopes and Dreams for the Single Mom

“If you don’t know where you are going, any road will get you there.” Lewis Carroll Gail Cawley Showalter It is 2014. Can you believe it? Time to review the previous year and make goals for the upcoming one. God willing you will be doing the same in another twelve months. Ask yourself what would […]