Tag Archives: Gail Showalter

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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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Need Money?

Lack of money may not be the problem. #gshowalter_livinglearningloving 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 Well Do You Know Yourself?

Do You Know Yourself? #gshowalter_livinglearningloving 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 […]

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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 […]

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Love Yourself

Give Yourself a Hug Sometimes getting to know ourselves is the hardest relationship we ever have. #gshowalter_livinglearningloving 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 […]

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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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Brief video about Grieving a Loss from the Tough Old Bird with a Soft Spot for Single Moms

“Grief Cannot be Rushed. There are no short cuts.” gshowalter_livinglearningloving 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 […]

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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 […]