Tag Archives: parenting for single moms

Girl hugging her mom from behind

Why You Should Not Give Up

Setting high standards for your children will pay off eventually. In the midst of it all it may not seem so. And yet one day you will see it.

Raise Responsible Kids to Be Responsible Adults

Raise Responsible Adults Your goal when raising children is to get them to a point they no longer need you. We love our children so much it’s hard to imagine not hugging and loving on them as often as possible. By the very nature of motherhood we are attached to them. They cling to us […]

How to Get Through a Divorce and Move On

Living Learning LovingLesson & 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 that […]

Help for Single Moms

A Book for Single Moms Living Learning LovingLessons of Insight and Encouragement on the Path of Motherhood I was interviewed for the online magazine, Single Matters.You may read the interview HERE. 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. […]

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 […]

Teach Children to Trust the Lord

  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 […]

Do Your Kid’s Need Privacy or Safety?

Parenting in the New Age of Texting A lot of stories about parents invading their kids’ “privacy” have been headlining the news lately and fueling the debate over teen privacy and safety. Skyrocketing this issue back into the spotlight recently was a leaked viral video of a 13 year old girl showed her father shaving […]

Mom and son in grass

How to Be a Super Mom in Little Ways

Little Things Make a Big Impression 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 for eighteen years, finishing her professional career as a Braille teacher. In […]

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Tips for Single Moms

  New Ebooklet for Single Moms or moms who are mothering alone You may purchase the Ebook on the SMORE Site for just $5 If you have any difficulty downloading please email – singlemoms@smoreforwomen.org Gail holds a degree from Lamar University in Speech and a Master’s from the University of Texas. She married Sam after […]

Single mom with her son and daughter by her side

My Dad Taught Me About Priorities – from a Tough Old Bird

Teaching Priorities What my dad told me a valuable way to teach children. Gail Cawley Showalter, Founder SMORE for Women