Tag Archives: Gail Showalter

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Single Mom Know Yourself

One of our themes on this blog is Personality Predicaments. You may have read in a previous post, Personality Predicaments Solved that you will begin with an awakening, then the work begins.

How to Know Yourself

So many of life’s troubles could be eliminated if we just recognized that each of us is distinctly different and it is okay. Many of our disappointments,our anger and jealousies could be avoided by understanding personalities.

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5 Pivotal Choices Single Moms Can Make to Redirect Their Lives

Success is a Series of Sensible Choices Related posts: Making Daily Choices and Financial Pitfalls I learned some of these the hard way. I certainly didn’t do everything right. Hindsight is 20/20 as they say. Let me know your thoughts. 1. You are a mother first, foremost, and forever. Your children are your priority. Your social […]

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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 […]

Scholarships and Grants for Women

P.E.O. Provides Scholarships and Grants for Women I’ve been the fortunate recipient of the Program for Continuing Education (P.C.E.) grant and it changed the course of my life. There are many more stories of others like these women who received the P.C.E.   Gail raised three children as a single mother before she remarried. She […]

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Learn to be Self Aware – from the Tough Old Bird with a Soft Spot for Single Moms

Be Self Aware 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 […]

Living with Courage from the Tough Old Bird with a Soft Spot for Single Moms

Living with Courage – Something Single Moms Do Everyday 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 […]

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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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Why Would Life Coaching Help Me?

 A bite of soul food from Gail, a tough old Texas bird with a soft spot for single moms.  Click Title above for audio 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 […]

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There is optimism in faith and there is faith in optimism

  Are you optimistic? “Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” -Helen Keller