Tag Archives: Divorce

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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 […]

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Discover Personal Strength in Solitude

Are you Lonely? Related posts: Lessons from Loneliness, Creativity in Solitude There is a difference between being alone and being lonely. Single mothers often experience acute loneliness. Lonely when they wake up in the morning. Lonely when they see other couples so happy together. Lonely when making decisions for the household. Lonely when climbing into […]

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Kids Think Moms Have All the Power

Moms Have All the Power-Right? Children seem to think their mothers control everything. After all – don’t we? Moms feed them. Moms diaper them. Moms drive them places. Moms know exactly how long to microwave all things. Moms provide the clothes. Or so it may seem to the kids. One day after my husband left […]

The Switching Hour: Kids of Divorce Say Good-bye Again

The Switching Hour A new book is out written by Dr. Evon Flesberg and published by Abingdon Press. It may be very helpful to single moms (and dads). I’ll share what I’ve read about it. “The ‘switching hour’ is that time, both hoped for and dreaded, when children become the objects of a house-to-house handoff, […]